Union, SC asked in Criminal Law for South Carolina

Q: What makes a receiving stolen property charge a felony in South Carolina?My kid has hers marked $2000 or less but a felo

But listed as felony with actually listed items valued at $1050.00 and she was only in a .motel room belonging to friend who had the stuff in motel room when police came to arrest that so called friend on child neglect charges and found stolen property they charged my kid too because the friend wouldn't claim till later in full yet my kid still was charged now it's listed as felony!

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Stephen Grooms
Stephen Grooms
  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Myrtle Beach, SC
  • Licensed in South Carolina

A: If you have two or more prior property crime related convictions your third offense can be indicted or charged as a felony regardless of dollar value involved.

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