In layman’s terms, theft and larceny are “stealing”. Committing theft is knowingly obtaining, using or trying to obtain property of another person or business either temporarily or permanently.
The most common theft and property crimes are:
- Worthless checks
- Check forgery
- Buying or receiving stolen goods
- Theft of a motor vehicle
- Identity fraud
- Credit card fraud
- Theft from public office
- Grand theft
- Petty theft (petit theft)
Nevada statute describes the varying degrees of general theft offenses, with punishments varying based on: The value of items stolen; type of items involved; number of defendants involved and criminal history of the defendant. There can be additional penalties in cases that involve force, firearm(s) and gangs. Here is a breakdown of what you can generally expect if convicted of a theft crime and it is your first offense:
The consequences are severe. My goal is to help you avoid a conviction altogether if at all possible. Please call me, Ben Scroggins Chtd., at (702) 328-5550.