Theft Crimes

The penalties for theft crimes in New Jersey will be determined by the amount of property stolen. In some instances depending on the particular facts of the case, an attorney can negotiate with the prosecutor to have the charges dismissed if restitution is paid by the defendant to the victim. Below are the penalties for most theft crimes.

Disorderly Persons Offense. If the property value is less than $200 you can be fined up to $1,000 and sentenced to up to 6 months of imprisonment.

4th Degree Offense. If the property value is between $200 and $500 you can be fined up to $10,000 and be sentenced for up to 18 months of imprisonment.

3rd Degree Offense. If the property value is over $500 but less than &75,000 you can be fined up to $15,000 and sentenced for 3-5 years of imprisonment.

2nd Degree Offense. If the property value is $75,000 or more, you can be fined up to $150,000 and sentenced to 5-10 years of imprisonment.

Below are some theft crimes our law firm can help you with:

  • Robbery
  • Burglary
  • Criminal Mischief
  • Extortion
  • Fraud and White Collar Crimes
  • Receiving Stolen Property
  • Shoplifting
  • Theft
  • Theft by Deception
  • Theft of Services

Please contact our office for a free consultation to discuss your matter.

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