It seems long skirts are the key to getting away with shoplifting. I'm concluding this based on two shoplifting stories I read that are nearly identical. Do you remember reading one of our blogs about a woman who managed to fit a TV under her skirt and walk out of the store with it? To my surprise, I found another story that is almost just like that one. According to the news story, another woman was allegedly caught on a surveillance camera stuffing $1,000 worth of electronics up her long skirt. That was the first time. The second time, the same woman was seen on the camera in a Radio Shack stuffing $400 worth of stuff up her skirt. Somehow, she managed to get away with this crime both times. Though she may be creative, if caught and identified in Colorado, she would be charged with shoplifting Theft. If you've been charged or accused of shoplifting Theft anywhere in Colorado, you need a shoplifting Theft attorney to defend you today.
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Shoplifting Theft Attorney in Adams County: What is Shoplifting Theft?
There are various types of Theft in Adams and Arapahoe County, Colorado. Some types of Theft in Colorado include petty Theft, misdemeanor Theft, felony Theft, Identity Theft, Embezzlement Employee Theft, and shoplifting Theft. One type of Theft (Shoplifting Theft, C.R.S. 18-4-404) is charged when a person knowingly deprives someone else of something of value without permission. For the woman in the news story, stealing electronics from a Radio Shack would be considered taking items of value without authorization, which would be considered shoplifting Theft. A shoplifting Theft attorney is imperative to fight any charges or accusations of shoplifting Theft against you.
Shoplifting Theft Charges in Douglas County
In Castle Rock and Douglas County, Colorado, Shoplifting Theft is charged depending on the value of items stolen. For the first incident (where the woman allegedly stole $1,000 worth of electronics) she could be charged with class 1 misdemeanor shoplifting Theft. For stealing $400 worth of items the second time, the woman could be charged with a class 2 misdemeanor. Items valued at $2,000 or above will result in felony shoplifting Theft in Douglas County, Colorado.
How Arvada Shoplifting Theft is Charged in More Extreme Circumstances
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If you commit shoplifting Theft twice or more in a period of six months in Jefferson County or Arvada, Colorado, two or more of the thefts may be aggregated and charged in a single count. If you commit shoplifting Theft twice or more against the same person following one scheme or course of conduct, the thefts may be aggregated and charged in a single count. Further, if shoplifting Theft from the person of another occurs by means other than force, threat or intimidation, it is a class 5 felony, regardless of the value of the item taken. Consequences can be crippling upon a charge or accusation of shoplifting Theft in Colorado. If you or someone you love has been charged or accused of shoplifting Theft in Jefferson County or anywhere else in Colorado, it's vital you consult a shoplifting Theft attorney at the O'Malley Law Office right away. We will fight hard for your future.
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If you or a loved one has been charged with shoplifting Theft in Arapahoe County, Aurora or anywhere else in Colorado, be smart, exercise your right to remain silent, and contact a shoplifting Theft attorney at the O'Malley Law Office at 303-830-0880. Together, we can protect your future.Request a Free Consultation