What are penalties for 2nd degree theft of property

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Steven D. Eversole

Answered 3 years ago

Theft of property in the 2nd degree is a call c felony punishable by 1 t0 10 years in prison. Please contact me for further information or visit my website at http://www.criminal-defense-attorney.info or my Alabama Criminal Law Blog at http://www.birminghamcriminaldefenseblog.com. I have also included the statute below.

Theft of property in the second degree.

Share | (a) The theft of property which exceeds two hundred fifty dollars ($250) in value but does not exceed one thousand dollars ($1,000) in value, and which is not taken from the person of another, constitutes theft of property in the second degree.

(b) Theft of property in the second degree is a Class C felony.

(c) The theft of a credit card or a debit card, regardless of its value, constitutes theft of property in the second degree.

(d) The theft of a firearm, rifle, or shotgun, regardless of its value, constitutes theft of property in the second degree.

(e) The theft of any substance controlled by Chapter 2 of Title 20 or any amendments thereto, regardless of value, constitutes theft of property in the second degree.

(f) The theft of any livestock which includes cattle, swine, equine or equidae, or sheep, regardless of their value, constitutes theft of property in the second degree.

(g) Notwithstanding subsection (a), the theft of property which exceeds one hundred dollars ($100) in value but does not exceed one thousand dollars ($1,000) in value, and which is not taken from the person of another, where the defendant has previously been convicted of a theft of property in the first or second degree, constitutes theft of property in the second degree.