Shoplifting & Petit Larceny

There are countless explanations for shoplifting behavior or shoplifting apprehensions, such as the following:

  • Overzealous security guards who misinterpret observations and presume shoplifting where none was intended (such as when a shopper carelessly puts an unpaid-for item in a coat pocket in a store, or unknowingly leaves the store with unpaid merchandise on the bottom of a shopping cart)
  • Psychological disorder on the part of the shoplifter, such as kleptomania or psychotic episodes
  • Boredom, immaturity or poor judgment
  • Conspiracy or coercion by a friend or accomplice

A criminal conviction for theft of retail merchandise may be a misdemeanor or felony, depending on the value of the stolen items. If you or your minor son or daughter has been accused by store security or arrested by police on suspicion of shoplifting, you are urged to seek knowledgeable legal counsel as soon as possible.

Federal Conspiracy Lawyer in Albany, Schenectady & New York - Shoplifting Defense

As experienced New York shoplifting defense lawyers, Mark Sacco and James Tyner are prepared to provide the top caliber counsel and representation that you seek. We assist clients in Albany, Schenectady, Saratoga the Capital Region and throughout New York State through vigorous, aggressive criminal defense strategies in defense of people charged with serious crimes such as manslaughter.

Contact a Federal Conspiracy Attorney in Schenectady

Do all that you can to prevent or mitigate the negative consequences that a shoplifting conviction can bring: a criminal record, fines and penalties, possible jail time and difficulties in the future in your personal and professional life. Talk to Mr. Sacco or Mr. Tyner about the facts and circumstances of your case and explore strategies for your defense.

If you have been charged with any type of theft, such as shoplifting, schedule a consultation at our Albany, Schenectady or New York City law office. Call us at 866-642-3807 or contact us online.

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Sacco Tyner, PLLC 11 North Pearl Street, Suite 1508
Albany, New York 12110

(518) 783-3801

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Latham

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Latham, New York 12110

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New York

Sacco Tyner, PLLC 11 Broadway, Suite 615
New York, New York 10004

(212) 203-0936

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