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1 Answers. Asked on Feb 21st, 2017 on Criminal Law - Florida
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my daughter gave me in the shop a jacket that i was thinking it was her, the security call me and said that i stole that jacket - i never committed any crime and never been called by the police before , so what could my sentence be in this time.
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Answered on Feb 22nd, 2017 at 9:22 AM

It is impossible to answer this question based on the information provided.  If the theft is charged as a second degree misdemeanor, you could be facing up to 60 days in jail, or up to six months of probation (with numerous possible conditions of probation) -- plus a fine/court cost.  If the theft is charged as a first degree misdemeanor the jail time and probation could be up to a year each (or a combination of jail and probation).  If the theft is charged as a felony, the prison time and probation could be up to five years -- or more, depending on the value of the jacket -- although it is unlikely that the value of a jacket would exceed that for which the maximum sentence would be up to five years.)

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