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Theft Charges in Ohio

If you have been charged with a theft crime, your future and freedom are on the line. It is imperative that you do not answer any questions from law enforcement until your Youngstown theft crimes attorney is present. At Ingram, Cassese & Grimm, LLP, we can help ensure that your rights are protected every step of the way through the criminal process. Our legal team is committed to reviewing your theft charges in Ohio, evaluating the investigation made by police, and figuring out the best defense strategy for your case.

Facing theft charges in Ohio? Call us now at (330) 822-6691 for strong representation.

Common Types of Theft Crimes in Ohio

Simply put, theft crimes encompass any illegal behavior or activity which involves the taking of another's property. Certain theft crimes may even include the act of attempting to take another's property, regardless of whether it was actually taken. Since there are so many different factors involved in these crimes, it is important to consult with a knowledgeable Youngstown theft crimes attorney about your theft charges in Ohio. Having an experienced legal advocate on your side can potentially make a difference in the outcome of your case.

We represent many types of theft crimes, such as:

  • Robbery
  • Burglary
  • Auto theft
  • Carjacking
  • Petty theft
  • Shoplifting
  • Grand theft

What is Considered Felony Theft in Ohio?

In Ohio, theft can be charged as a felony depending on the value of the property or services that were stolen as well as the type of property that was stolen.

Felony Theft Classifications:

  • Fifth Degree Felony – stolen property or service valued between $1,000 and $7,500, or the property is a blank vehicle title form, a blank driver’s license form, a vehicle license plate or temporary placard, a check, or a credit/debit card
  • Fourth Degree Felony – stolen property or service valued between $7,500 and $150,000 or the property is any dangerous drug or motor vehicle
  • Third Degree Felony – stolen property or service is valued between $150,000 and $750,000, or the property is anhydrous ammonia, or a firearm
  • Second Degree Felony – stolen property or service is valued between $750,000 and $1,500,000
  • First Degree Felony – stolen property or service is valued at more than $1,500,000

Defending Individuals Charged with Theft Crimes

If you are convicted of a theft-related offense, you could face large fines, extensive time in jail or prison, and a criminal record. The effects of having a criminal record don't just go away when you have dealt with the immediate criminal penalties. A criminal record can haunt you for many years to come and possibly prevent you from finding housing, gaining employment, or even applying for certain loans.

At Ingram, Cassese & Grimm, LLP, we are committed to helping you avoid a conviction and these penalties. We want to ensure you fully understand your legal options and that your rights are protected every step of the way. You can trust us to provide you with the effective representation you need and deserve.

Facing theft charges? To make an appointment with our Youngstown theft crimes lawyers, give us a call now at (330) 822-6691.

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