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Theft Charges and Property Crimes

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In Pennsylvania, some of the frequently charged theft charges and other property crimes include retail theft, trespassing, receiving stolen property, arson, burglary and robbery,  Depending on the nature of the theft crime and the amount of stolen property involved, you can be facing misdemeanor or felony charges and a number of years in jail.  If you have been charged with a theft or property crime, contact Pittsburgh-area criminal defense attorney William R. Bickerton at (412) 596-8124 for a case evaluation.

Bickerton Law is conveniently located 15 minutes from the Allegheny County Courthouse in the North Hills of Pittsburgh.

Theft Offenses in Pennsylvania

•    Robbery

•    Theft By Unlawful Taking(TBUT)

•    Theft By Deception

•    Theft By Extortion

•    Theft of property lost, mislaid, or delivered by mistake

•    Receiving Stolen Property

•    Theft of Services

•    Theft by failure to make required disposition of funds received

•    Unauthorized use of automobiles and other vehicles

•    Retail Theft

•    Library Theft

•    Unlawful possession of retail or library theft instruments

•    Theft of Trade Secrets

•    Theft of leased property

•    Theft from a motor vehicle

Property Crimes in Pennsylvania

•    Arson

•    Causing or risking catastrophe

•    Failure to prevent catastrophe

•    Criminal Mischief

•    Injuring or tampering with fire apparatus, hydrants, etc.

•    Unauthorized use or opening of fire hydrants

•    Institutional vandalism

•    Additional fine for arson committed for profit

•    Ecoterrorism