Ajua Bail Bonds is there when you or a loved one has been arrested in Fresno, Madera, Kings or Tulare County in the Central Valley, California area. Our expertise and resources can quickly, efficiently, and confidentially get you out of jail fast. At Ajua Bail Bonds, we are empathetic to your current situation and offer assistance in any way possible. We are available 24 hours a day and 7 days week to ensure you can get out of jail as quickly as possible. No bond is too big or too small for the experienced team of Ajua Bail bonds!
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Ajua Bail Bonds offers bail for those that have been arrested and charged with shop lifting. Shop lifting and petty theft charges are typical among the youth, trying to be daring, hanging with the wrong crowd, or even desperate for attention. No matter whether they did it and why or whether they were falsely accused, if they were caught and arrested, more than likely they are desperately afraid and are depending on their parents or guardian to get them out. With Ajua Bail Bonds being available 24/7, we are in the position to assist you and can get your child or other loved one out as quickly as possible.
What is the Penalty for Petty Theft & Grand Theft in California?
California law punishes shoplifting as theft as part as California Penal Code 484. Grand theft charges of $400 or more involving labor, money, personal, or real property stolen. Penalties can hold up to a year in county jail or up 16 months in state prison. Theft is defined as actions including felony stealing, carrying away, and otherwise appropriating someone’s property, with the intent of depriving the lawful owner of the property. In California, theft is divided into two categories, petty theft and grand theft. Depending on the dollar amount of goods stolen dictates which charge will be assessed. Under Penal Code Section 666 a person with multiple prior offenses may be subject to more excessive and stringent penalties.
Petty Theft First Offense Consequences & Punishment
On petty theft charges, the defendant is often transported to the jail in the local jurisdiction. They will be formally booked and processed into the legal system and arranged for bail. In most cases, this process happens relatively quickly and bail can be posted. Petty theft/shop lifting chargers are serious and can follow the record of a defendant for a long time. As stated above, depending on the value of goods stolen dictates the severity of the punishment. Consequences can vary from to fines and up to three years of probation. Many minors being charged for the first time with shop lifting could get their charges reduced to a misdemeanor. Some charges can result in up to 16 month prison time.
Grand Theft Punishment & Jail Time
Grand theft is more serious than petty theft charges. Labor, money personal and real property stolen valued at $400 or more is considered grand theft. Penalties and punishments for such chargers can be as little 1 years in the county jail or up to 16 months in the state prison. Those with prior convictions are usually punished with harsher sentencing.
Petty & Grand Theft Shoplifting Bail Bonds in Fresno, Atwater, Merced, Selma, Visalia, Hanford and Madera and the Central Valley of California
Ajua Bail Bonds can help get you or a loved posted from jail on the initial to arrest quickly to give time to build your defense as well as get personal life in order. Call us today at any time to get your loved or yourself bailed out of jail for shop lifting.