Waco, TX asked in Criminal Law for Texas

Q: My boyfriend was arrested for theft u/2500 w/2 or more priors -ct1- bf surety what does this mean

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Lucio Antonio Montes
Lucio Antonio Montes
  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Houston, TX
  • Licensed in Texas

A: The state is allowed to enhance any theft to a felony when a person has committed to other thefts. It seems as though he is being charged with a state jail felony. This is a result of his 2 prior theft convictions. He is facing 180 days to 2 years in a State jail facility. You should speak to a local criminal defense attorney that can give you a better sense of what the likely outcome is, defenses, and what you should do next.

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