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My specific question is if they will make an example out of me and put me in jail, or what my punishment might be. I believe I was charged with petty theft, or petty larceny. Yes I did admit to taking them, and I was inside the store when they caught me.
I do not have any prior convictions; as I have never been in trouble, before this. I am very pleases to hear that I possibly will not be doing any jail time over this remotely STUPID decision, and there is a chance I could qualify for a pretrial diversion, in which to my understanding means that the charge basically gets expunged??
THANK YOU VERY MUCH FOR YOUR TIME, I THINK I CAN BREATH A LITTLE BIT NOW BEFORE MY COURT DATE NEXT MONTH!!
BEST REGARDS AND TO YOU!!
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