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In order for the Prosecutor to establish a solid case for Shoplifting, the following must be proved:
With Shoplifting, the specific intent of the person who committed the crime does not need to be proved. Mental illness, alcohol or drug-related issues, and medication cannot be used as a defense to a Shoplifting charge.
I hope that they decide not to prosecute, but most stores are pretty aggressive.
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I am not clear....if it does show on the video that the ticket was switched but she paid for the item and left the store already, how can they come back and arrest her?
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