FAIRFAX COUNTY, VIRGINIA: Felony Grand Larceny Charge (VA Code 18.2-95) was amended and REDUCED to a Misdemeanor Larceny charge with just two weeks to serve. Client was a repeat offender who had two prior Felony larceny charges. Read more about Larceny & Shoplifting Law here: Virginia Larceny Laws | A criminal defense lawyer’s explanation of […]
ARLINGTON COUNTY, VIRGINIA: Misdemeanor Petit Larceny charge (VA Code 18.2-96) was DROPPED after completion of 50 hours of community service. Read more about Larceny & Shoplifting Law here: Virginia Larceny Laws | A criminal defense lawyer’s explanation of shoplifting, petit larceny, grand larceny, embezzlement, burglary and robbery arrests and charges Related Case Results and Law […]
WHAT IS LARCENY?
Larceny is simply the crime of theft. Virginia courts define larceny as the wrongful or fraudulent taking of things of value, belonging to another, without that person or business’ consent, and with the intention to permanently deprive that person or business of the value of the items taken. Grand Larceny is a felony. Petit Larceny is a misdemeanor. They are divided by the value of the items stolen.