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Theft Crime Attorney in Statesville

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If you are facing an arrest for an alleged theft crime offense, you will be facing resistance from North Carolina prosecution. Theft crime is an umbrella term that describes various types of crimes associated with the taking of another's property. Crimes of theft are taken very seriously in the state of North Carolina. You need the aggressive help of our Statesville criminal defense lawyer if you have been charged with any type of theft crime, such as:

  • robbery
  • possession of stolen goods
  • burglary
  • breaking & entering. To effectively avoid or reduce the impact of a conviction on your future, you can speak with a member of our firm at once.
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Types of Theft Crimes

Penalties you face are based on your specific case and the circumstances surrounding the offense. Considerations that will be taken into account include any history of past criminal activity and the value of the stolen goods. We are able to help you understand and resolve the following types of theft crimes:

Robbery

Robbery is a crime of theft that carries the characteristics of larceny, the taking of another's property, but is accomplished through force or the threat of force. The main elements of robbery are the taking of personal property or money from another individual while using constructive or actual force.

Possession of Stolen Goods

Individuals can face heavy penalties for possessing stolen goods, even if they are not the person to have originally stolen the property. If the individual who has possession of the goods has suspicion that the item was feloniously stolen, he or she can be punished in a similar manner to individuals charged with larceny, burglary, or robbery.

Burglary

Burglary is a theft offense that is defined as the unlawful breaking and entering onto another's property or into another's building with intent to commit a crime within that area. Under North Carolina law, burglary is classified as either first-degree burglary or second-degree burglary.

Breaking and Entering

If you were charged with the crime of breaking and entering, understand the severity of this crime. Breaking and entering is described under the North Carolina General Statutes §§ 14-54. Typically, this is a Class 1 misdemeanor offense. You can be charged as a felon if it is believed that you intended to commit a felony crime.

Have you been charged with a theft crime in North Carolina?

At Cobb Law PLLC, we are prepared to represent you through any theft crime charge. We have the resources to shape your case into its fullest potential. As a member of the American Bar Association and the North Carolina Bar Association, we possess the legal knowledge that you need on your side. Our goal is to prevent a conviction and at the least substantially reduce the charges you face. Contact our firm today to schedule a case evaluation with our Statesville theft crime lawyer to discuss the best possible strategy to your theft offense.

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