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What are Some Possible Punishments for Theft Charges in Arizona?

Punishments for Theft Charges in Arizona

The punishment for theft will depend upon the class of the alleged offense. Arizona classifies theft categories based on the value of the stolen property, goods, or services. The classes are as follows:

Petty theft. Petty theft describes the theft of property valued at $1,000 or less. It is a misdemeanor crime punishable by up to six months in jail.

Class 6 felony. Felony theft of property valued at $1,000 to $2,000 is a Class 6 felony punishable by a minimum of four months to a maximum of two years in prison.

Class 5 felony. Items $2,000 to $3,000 equal a Class 5 felony, punishable by six months to 2.5 years in prison.

Class 4 felony. Stealing property valued from $3,000 to $4,000 is a Class 4 felony, with penalties of at least one year to a maximum of 3.75 years in prison.

Class 3 felony. Any property valued from $4,000 to $25,000 will result in a Class 3 felony charge, with possible penalties of two to 8.75 years in prison.

Class 2 Felony. Theft of goods worth more than $25,000. Conviction comes with a minimum of three years and a maximum of 12.5 years in prison.

If you would like to aggressively fight against theft accusations and charges, contact the Litwak Law Group to set up a free consultation. It is best to start working on a defense and explore constitutional violations as early as possible.

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