What is the probability of being charged with burglary - it is my understanding there has to be proof of 'intent' to commit a crime.
A coat was in fact stolen from a retail shop - arrestee was under the influence of alcohol at the time. No damage was done otherwise to the property (no forced entry)
Your help is appreciated.
here's the situation:
1) Walked into a retail store & took a single coat from the rack valued at <$250
2) Was arrested with posession of coat
3) First offense - > 40 years old, employed, not even a traffic ticket
4) was under the influence of alcohol
What is the probability of being charged with a felony or misdemeanor versus a fine
Thank you - I read the report. What can we expect to occur at the court hearing? Do they typically detainee the individual? what is deferred disposition mean in real terms - actual impact to individual?
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