Charged With Receiving Stolen Property?
The Criminal Defense Law Offices of William D. Ware, Esq. Can Help
What are the criminal penalties for receiving stolen property?
In New Jersey, the penalties for receiving stolen property are related to the value of the stolen property that was received.
Disorderly Persons Offense. If the property value is less than $200 you can be fined up to $1,000 and sentenced to up to 6 months of imprisonment.
4th Degree Offense. If the property value is between $200 and $500 you can be fined up to $10,000 and be sentenced for up to 18 months of imprisonment.
3rd Degree Offense. If the property value is over $500 but less than $75,000 you can be fined up to $15,000 and sentenced for 3-5 years of imprisonment.
2nd Degree Offense. If the property value is $75,000 or more, you can be fined up to $150,000 and sentenced to 5-10 years of imprisonment.
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At the Law Offices of William D. Ware, Esq., we understand the situation you are in. It may help to know that prosecutors aren’t always as interested in sticking you in jail as they may sound. Mr. Ware should know. Mr. Ware worked as a prosecutor for Essex County, where he handled hundreds of theft, burglary and shoplifting charges.
For a free consultation with an experienced New Jersey theft crimes attorney, contact us today. We can explain charges and possible outcomes. We know the system; we know the law – and we know how to help with your defense.