Oklahoma City, OK asked in Criminal Law for Oklahoma

Q: How does oklahoma determine what county charges are filed in. Property was stolen in one county and recovered in anothe

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Craig M. Hoehns
Craig M. Hoehns
  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Oklahoma City, OK
  • Licensed in Oklahoma

A: Venue (where criminal charges can be properly filed) requires a connection of the crime to the county. In your scenario, venue for criminal charges could be in either county or both. The individual could be charged in the first county with larceny (or possibly burglary or robbery depending on the facts) and could also be charged in the second county with possessing/concealing stolen property.

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