I would assume local police dept? this is our first time, although we are still investingating among the staff. $1500+ cash has been stolen.
Thank you for your follow-up, Josephine.For misdemeanor offenses, there is a 2 year statute limitation from the commission of the crime. The amount is low enough that the DA may potentially consider it a misdemeanor offense. For felony theft, Texas has a 5 year statute of limitations. Fraud, under civil statutes, has a 4 year statute.Here are the criminal limitations as per the statutory guidelines:http://www.statutes.legis.state.tx.us/SOTWDocs/CR/htm/CR.12.htmGood luck.
There is no clear statement about the amount of the stolen cash. We just want to be sure to inform the staff that a police report could be filed even with say as low as $100?
Thank you for your follow-up, Josephine.There is no lower limit as to your losses. If someone stole a dollar or a stick of gum, it is still theft and permits you the right to seek recourse civilly as well as file a criminal complaint. The lower the amount taken from the business, the lower the gradation of the crime, which is why I provided you with statutory limitations for both felonies and misdemeanors.Good luck.
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