The Range Of Sentencing For Shoplifting

September 4, 2008 by  
Category: Theft

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When you receive a diversion in a case of shoplifting, or theft under $5000, the charges are withdrawn and there are no criminal consequences whatsoever. You will sign a document taking responsibility for what you have done and probably pay a fine or do community service. If you plead guilty to a charge of shoplifting, […]

What Happens When Shoplifting Charges Are Diverted

September 2, 2008 by  
Category: Theft

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When police are called in to investigate an incident of suspected shoplifting, they can divert the charges. In other words, they can give the accused person a warning and tell them that if they admit it and apologize on the spot, they can take part in a Shoplifting Program. This program is run by the […]