Property Crimes Include
- Criminal Mischief
- Felony Theft of Property
- Misdemeanor Theft of Property
- Theft of Services
- Motor Vehicle Crimes
- Receiving Stolen Property
- Criminal Trespass
Ramifications of Property Crimes
Property crimes are considered acts of “moral turpitude” which may have future ramifications, including denial of employment, professional licenses, and immigration/deportation issues.
College students charged with property crimes may face academic consequences, and unless expunged, a conviction will stay on their record forever, limiting future opportunity.
You Need Proper Representation
Property crimes can be treated as a felony or a misdemeanor depending on the severity of the crime. Often, it depends upon how badly the property is damaged. The police will investigate these types of crimes thoroughly, and without proper legal representation, someone charged with this type of crime could face serious jail time even for a seemingly small bit of damage.
You need Utah Defense Attorney, Cara Tangaro.
Types of Property Crimes
- The area of Property Crimes covers theft, vandalism, graffiti tagging, arson, burglary, and more.
- Property Crimes blend into so many different areas that only an experienced Utah defense attorneys can properly assess the potential penalties that come with the crime.
- Federal property crimes occur anywhere on “federal property” which means the post office, a national park, administrative buildings and more.
- Local property crimes would be any private property that’s been damaged or any local or state government owned buildings.