Q: Hello, If charged with petit larceny 3rd- offense class 6 felony. Is it mandatory that I go to jail?
A: No, petit larceny as a third offense is a class 6 Felony. There is no mandatory jail time. However, that doesn't mean that a punishment involving jail time isn't possible, or even likely, it simple means it isn't required. If you are found guilty a judge can give 0 days in jail up to 5 years in prison at their discretion.
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