Theft is defined as the illegal taking of another person’s property without their consent. Occurrences of theft and property crime have increased over the years. These crimes are becoming a major problem for law enforcement officials in North Idaho. Theft crimes can be charged as misdemeanors or felonies, based upon the value of the item or property stolen. Any theft or property charge can result in jail or fines. Depending on the nature and severity of the offense, charges can be filed in municipal, state, or federal court.
If you or someone you love is under suspicion of committing a theft or property crime, or is being pursued by law enforcement, you should contact an experienced North Idaho theft or property crimes lawyer immediately.
Common Property Crimes
- Learn more about Shoplifting
- Learn more about Embezzlement
- Learn more about Credit Card Fraud
Kootenai County attorney James Bendell understands the difficulties faced when someone is accused of a criminal offense. He has worked as a prosecutor, court commissioner and judge pro tem, and now defends people accused of crimes in northern Idaho. With more than three decades of trial experience, James Bendell is more than qualified to protect your legal rights and defend you against the charges that you are facing.
If you or someone you love has been accused of a theft or property crime in North Idaho, call James Bendell today at 208-665-4600 or send a quick response email for a free consultation on your case. Together we can protect your rights and your freedom.