In Nevada, a theft crime involves the unlawful taking of the property of another without their consent and with the intent to deprive the person of the property permanently. There are several crimes in Nevada that involve theft. These include, but are not limited to, petit larceny, grand larceny, burglary, grand larceny auto, shoplifting, auto burglary, robbery, fraud, identity theft, and embezzlement. Whether the theft is charged as a misdemeanor or felony depends on the value of the item that was taken. The penalty can also increase depending on aggravating factors, such as if someone was injured during the commission of the theft or a weapon was used. A misdemeanor petit larceny is charged with the value of the property is under $250.00.
Petit Larceny: A misdemeanor petit larceny is charged with the value of the property is under $250.00. See our misdemeanor page to see more information on penalties and consequences.
Burglary: entry into a home, business, or structure with the intent to commit a felony, assault or battery, larceny or grand larceny, or to get money under false pretenses. Burglary is a felony.
Robbery: unlawful taking of the personal property of another against his will by means of force or violence to his person or property. Robbery is a felony.
If you have been charged with a crime involving theft, the consequences can be very serious. It is important to have an experienced criminal defense attorney by your side. Call the attorneys at Gregory & Waldo at 702-830-7925 for a free consultation.