Jamaica, NY asked in Criminal Law for New York

Q: I was detained at target for petit larceny and was given a desk appearance what are the consequences?

I was detained at target for petit larceny and was given a desk appearance ticket by the police officers who later showed up.It is my first offense and I returned all the stolen items.What are the consequences I am now facing?

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Ronald Steven Nir
Ronald Steven Nir
  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Kew Gardens, NY
  • Licensed in New York

A: A desk appearance ticket is a paper that states you will return on a date and time to be charged with the criminal offense, in your case, petit larceny. The case will then progress from there. Good luck!

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