Can I Be Charged With A Felony For Petty Theft?
Per California law, all theft crimes, including petty theft, fall under the Penal Code Section 484 PC. As defined by the law, Petty theft is any theft of a property that has a value of $950 or less. Most often, petty thefts are charged as misdemeanors and can lead to up to six months of county jail time, a fine of no more than $1,000, or both.
Feb 14, 2022