More information on each type of theft charge is available on their corresponding pages. Just click on their penal code section (PC number). You will be able to see the elements of the crimes (things the prosecutor needs to prove beyond a reasonable doubt), the list of potential defenses to such charges, and the exposure. Exposure means the penalties or punishment for each crime or charge.
Click on each for more detailed information:
Shoplifting, PC 459.5
Petty Theft, PC 488
Burglary, PC 459
Larceny, PC 484
Robbery, PC 211, PC 664 (Attempted Robbery)
Embezzlement, PC 503
GTA (Grand Theft Auto) Vehicle Theft, PC 487(d)(1)
*All theft charges are crimes of moral turpitude which can have immigration consequences.
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