Amarillo, TX asked in Criminal Law for Texas

Q: theft of property under $2500 2/prior conviction which made into state jail felony?

My fiance was charged with theft under 2500 2/prior convictions and they say its a state jail felony. Well he's already a felon, he was arrested in Vernon tx before all this and charged with in possession of a fire arm. I bonded him out but he was arrested again for these charges and So he jumped bond. How long is he looking at sitting in prison?

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Paul Saputo Jr.
Paul Saputo Jr.
  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Dallas, TX
  • Licensed in Texas

A: The range of punishment for all state jail felonies is 6 months - 2 years in state jail. It's possible, however, that a new charge could be added from skipping bail.

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