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Monday, November 7, 2011

Criminal Penalties for a Theft Conviction in Maryland

Theft Law in Maryland

Theft in Maryland
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Maryland Criminal Law § 7-104 provides the statutes and penalties for general theft in Maryland.

If you have been charged with Theft in Maryland, call attorney G. Randolph Rice, at 410-288-2900 for immediate legal help.

The penalties for theft in Maryland are as follows:

Theft less than $100.00:
If you are convicted of theft in Maryland and the property or services have a value of less than $100.00 then you are subject to imprisonment not exceeding 90 days or a fine not exceeding $500 or both.  Theft less than $100.00 is classified as a misdemeanor in Maryland.

Theft less than $1,000.00:
If you are convicted of theft in Maryland and the property or services have a value of less than $1,000.00 then you are subject to imprisonment not exceeding 18 months or a fine not exceeding $ 500 or both.  Theft less than $1,000.00 is classified as a misdemeanor in Maryland.

Theft of at least $1,000.00 but less than $10,000.00:
If you are convicted of theft in Maryland and the property or services have a value of at least $1,000 but less than $ 10,000 then you are subject to imprisonment not exceeding 10 years or a fine not exceeding $ 10,000 or both.  Theft of at least $1,000.00 but less than $10,000.00 is classified as a felony in Maryland.

Theft of at least $10,000.00 but less than $100,000.00:
If you are convicted of theft in Maryland and the property or services have a value of at least $10,000 but less than $100,000 then you are subject to imprisonment not exceeding 15 years or a fine not exceeding $ 15,000 or both.  Theft of at least $10,000 but less than $100,000 is classified as a felony in Maryland.

Theft of $100,000.00 or more:
If you are convicted of theft in Maryland and the property or services have a value of $100,000.00 or more then you are subject to imprisonment not exceeding 25 years or a fine not exceeding $ 25,000 or both.  Theft of more than $100,000 is classified as a felony in Maryland.

If you are facing theft charges in a Maryland District or Circuit Court, you need the assistance of a criminal defense attorney.  Contact the Attorney G. Randolph Rice, Jr., at 410-288-2900.

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