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Theft Crimes


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Theft in Tennessee, Tenn. Code Ann. 39-14-103,  is a graded offense and can be either a misdemeanor or a felony, depending on the amount of the alleged theft. Theft can be either theft of services or theft of property, depending on the facts of the case. Theft, loosely defined, is when an individual or entity knowingly and with the intent to deprive the owner of property or services, takes the property or services without the owner’s consent.
    • Theft under $500.00 is an A misdemeanor, punishable by a maximum of 11 months, and 29 days in jail, fines and court costs.
    • Theft $500.00-$1,000.00 is an E Felony.
    • Theft $1,000.00- $10,000.00 is a D Felony.
    • Theft $10,000.00 - $60,000.00 is a C Felony.
    • Theft over $60,000.00 is a B Felony. 

The punishments for theft vary greatly depending on a number of issues, including the facts of the case, the grade of the theft offense, the defendant’s criminal record and mitigating factors.

Other similar crimes include false pretenses, fraudulent conversion, larceny, embezzlement, receiving stolen property, forgery, illegal possession of or fraudulent use of a credit card or debit card, filing false or fraudulent insurance claims, theft of services, deceptive business practices, issuing false financial statement, extortion, passing bad checks, and falsification of education or academic records.

Attorney William A. Young, Jr. has a variety of theft cases, from petty shoplifting cases to complex felony thefts. If you would like to discuss a theft case with Mr. Young, call (901) 388-9832 now or fill out the form to the right for a no-cost, no-

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