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Classification Of Theft Offenses


The theft of property or services can be punishable as a misdemeanor or felony offense, depending on the circumstances of the theft and previous convictions. The classification for these offenses, under Utah Criminal Code 76-6-412 includes:

Second Degree Felony

  • The value of the stolen property or services is $5,000 or more; or
  • Property stolen included a firearm or vehicle; or
  • The accused was armed with a dangerous weapon during the theft; or
  • The property was stolen from the person of another.

Third Degree Felony

  • The value of the stolen property or services is between $1,500 and $5,000
  • The accused has two prior theft convictions within 10 years of the current conviction
  • The act was robbery or burglary with the intent to commit theft

Class A Misdemeanor

  • The value of the property stolen is between $500 and $1500

Class B Misdemeanor

  • The value of the property stolen is less than $500

Please note that individuals who commit theft are civilly liable for three times the amount of damages sustained, costs of the lawsuit, and reasonable attorney fees.

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