Blog Posts in November, 2016
Can You Be Charged & Prosecuted For Accidentally Shoplifting?
Posted By Stephen G. Rodriguez & Partners
What is Shoplifting? To begin, we must first understand what shoplifting is. According to California Penal Code sections 484 and 488, shoplifting, otherwise known as petty theft, is prosecuted as a misdemeanor and is defined as taking personal property of another valued at $950 or less, without the person's consent and with the intent of permanently depriving the owner of the property. If the ...
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