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Shoplifting Penalties

Local United Supermarkets are crackingdown on shoplifting.

Shoplifting Without Assault

*One penny to $50 is a Class C misdeamor punishable by up to a $500 fine

*$50 to $500 is a Class B misdeamer punishable by up to 6 months in jail, up to a $2,000 fine or both.

*$500-$1500 is a Class A misdeamer punishable by up to a year in jail and up to a $4,000 fine or both.

Shoplifting With Assault

*Varies from case to case but if abuse qualifies as Aggrevated Assault it can be classified as a Felony and could include state penetentiary time.

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