Theft crime is one of the most complex criminal offenses in Arizona’s laws. The Arizona Theft statute, contained in Arizona Revised Statutes § 13-1802, criminalizes a wide variety of activities, and punishes them in various and different ways. According to Arizona crime statistics, a total of 1,659 people were arrested in 2018 for theft accusations, making theft crime one of the most common offenses in the state.
If you are charged with a theft crime, regardless of its classification, you need the services of an experienced, aggressive, and effective local theft attorney on your side. The consequences can be dire and you need someone to help you get the best possible result in your individual case.
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The punishment for theft cases depends largely on the value of the property, with some exceptions. If the property or services are valued at $25,000 or more, than the Theft is a Class 2 Felony.
There are ten ways to commit Theft under the Theft statute, Arizona Revised Statutes § 13-1802. Theft covers a broad scope of crimes, including identity theft, credit card fraud, burglary, and more. To commit Theft in Arizona, you knowingly, and without lawful authority:
At AZ Defenders, our criminal defense attorneys have decades of combined experience. Our Phoenix theft lawyers have a track record of won cases and are known as one of the most aggressive criminal attorneys in the state. We serve clients all around the Phonenix area, Maricopa County, Prima County and more. You can read more about our case results, here or give us a call to schedule your free theft crime case evaluation. No matter how severe your theft charges are, we will do our best to protect your legal rights.