Shoplifting can cover everything from candy to alcohol, combs to jewelry, and
cleaning supplies to computer equipment. Even if this is your first offense, you
Nov 23, 2012 ... The maximum penalty for a 1st offense shoplifting charge is a fine. You cannot be
sentenced to jail, even if you have a prior offense, regardless ...
Every state's penal code includes provisions that apply to shoplifting (usually
under the umbrella of theft or larceny statutes), and penalties can be harsh ...
Whether you're an adult or a teenager (or juvenile), a shoplifting conviction can
be ... Someone whose first offense is stealing $100 worth of merchandise from a
Generally, a first offense shoplifting charge will be issued as a municipal
ordinance violation. For such convictions, there is no possibility of a jail sentence.
This is my first time offence, and even though I was very calm and .... after i was
being escorted to the security room for shoplifting, i cooperated ...
The first thing you have to look at to determine your possible jail time risk even for
a shoplifting first offense is the actual charge that you're facing. Shoplifting can ...
What you may not realize, is that charges for shoplifting can range from an ... you
get the charges dropped, reduced or deferred, especially if it's the first offense.
It is up to judge ...
On a first time offense you may be a candidate for probation but that will depend
on the jurisdiction and their approach to this kind of case.