Shoplifting is considered a theft crime in Arizona and comes with serious penalties. The consequences for shoplifting and other theft crimes depend largely on the monetary value of the items stolen. However, that is not the case when it comes to shoplifting firearms in AZ.
Shoplifting Firearms in AZ
Regardless of the value of the property stolen, a person found guilty of shoplifting firearms in Arizona is guilty of a class 6 felony. This charge carries severe penalties, including up to one year in prison.
Penalties for Shoplifting Firearms in Arizona
The potential sentences for a class 6 felony in AZ can be found below:
|Class 6||.33 year||.5 year||1 year||1.5 years||2 years|
In addition to incarceration, a shoplifting charge may also result in large fines, a suspension of your gun rights, and a criminal record, among others.
Charged with shoplifting firearms in AZ?
Are you facing charges for shoplifting firearms in Mesa, Gilbert, Chandler, Tempe, Phoenix, or another AZ city? If so, the criminal defense lawyers at JacksonWhite can help. Call us today at (480) 467-4370 to schedule a free and confidential consultation with a dedicated JacksonWhite theft defense attorney.
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