Dunkirk, NY asked in Criminal Law for New York

Q: Is arson in the 5th worse than petty larceny accused of light ing a newspaper on fire

got you n trouble this summer I am a combat war veteran Isn't I like to drink I got.aggravated dwi but a few months later I walk ed home with a friend we allegedly lit a newspaper on fire charged with petty larceny offered a plea deal of dwai and petty larceny 3 years probation just wondering if arson would be.a better charge to plea to ....nobody likes a thief

My lawyer is looking into veterans court to.see what they will do but if push comes to plea should I take petty larceny or arson in the 5th

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Arkady Bukh
Arkady Bukh
  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • New York, NY
  • Licensed in New York

A: I think that if would all depend on the facts of the case and what your attorney says. This is rather difficult to answer just to say that you should consider everything very carefully before you take any plea at all.

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