In the State of Missouri Stealing can be a Felony or a Misdemeanor. It depends upon the value of what was taken and or the nature of the property. The Missouri Legislature has defined stealing as taking another person’s property or services with the intent to deprive the owner.
Stealing crimes can be classified as a B Felony, C Felony, D Felony or Misdemeanor.
Some of the most common charges of Stealing are:
Receiving Stolen Property
Passing Bad Checks, and
Fraudulent Use of a Credit Device.
You want to consult with an attorney as soon as possible if you were recently charged with a Stealing offense. The attorneys at Miller & Hine are dedicated to provide the best possible defense to our clients, no matter what the charges against them may be. Your freedom and future are at stake. Call us today for a free consultation.