FREE Case Evaluation

Call Us Now: (401)272-4001

Connect With Us: Avvo Lawyer Attorney RI Lawyer Facebook RI Attorney Google+ RI Attorney Twitter RI Lawyer Yelp Rhode Island DUI Lawyer LinkedIn Providence RI DUI Attorney and Criminal Lawyer SmartGuy

Our clients hire us to win. Period.

Recent Case Results

RESULT: Open Container – Case Dismissed. "Open container case dismissed.  College student arrested, charged with violating the open con   read more

RESULT: Refusing to Submit to Blood Test – Not Guilty. "Client not guilty of refusing to submit to a blood test after trial.  Client ch   read more

RESULT: Driving Under the Influence of Drugs – Charge Reduced. Client charged with driving under the influence of drugs based on opinion   read more

RESULT: Dismissed – Protection Order. Client secured a restraining order protection from abuse from the Court against his ex-girlfriend.   read more

RESULT: Dismissed – Disorderly Conduct (Out of State). Police charged out of state client with disorderly conduct after they forced him   read more

Theft Crimes Defense Attorney Rhode Island

Have You Been Arrested on a Rhode Island Criminal Theft Crimes Charge?

Stealing, Larceny, Shoplifting, Robbery – are these all the same? These offenses all fall under theft crimes, but each carries its own fines.

The burden of defense can be placed however in the hands of John R. Grasso. He will work to reduce fines, seek out alternative sentencing, or prove your innocence once and for all.

Other Types of  Theft Crimes:

Call Us or email us!


Testimonials - See What Past Clients Are Saying about Rhode Island Defense Attorney John R. Grasso

Rhode Island Code Chapter 11-41 elaborates on several types of theft crimes:

Shoplifting – Common examples include removing items from retailers without paying, switching price tags, or removing a shopping cart from the premises of a store. The penalties for shoplifting in Rhode Island include at least $50 in fines, or up to $500. The shoplifter may also be asked to pay twice the price of the merchandise, depending on which penalty is greater at the time. Shoplifters with a prior can face felony charges of up to $5,000, and/or up to five years in jail.

Larceny –  This is defined as stealing from someone else in the form of money, or something of value. Many types of theft crimes are considered to be larceny, including embezzlement and receiving stolen property.

The consequences of larceny include up to $5,000 in fines, and/or up to ten years in prison, if the value of the item stolen is more than $500, or if the person that was defrauded was under the age of 18. Any type of larceny under $500 warrants a penalty of up to $500 in fines, and/or up to one year in prison.

Embezzlement – Misusing money or property that was entrusted for personal use. The fines are up to $50,000 in fines, or three times the value of the embezzlement, whichever is greater (and if the embezzlement is worth more than $100).

Animal Theft – Stealing a horse or any other type of domestic animal can carry fines of up to one year in prison, and/or up to $500 in fines.

There are well over 20 types of theft crimes, all of which a lawyer can help with, in order to reduce fines or prove your innocence. Whether you were caught siphoning gas, stealing stones from an historic wall, or committed a general larceny, a good lawyer can help.

Let’s talk. Contact John R. Grasso now.

Contact an Aggressive Other Theft Crimes Defense Attorney in Rhode Island 

Don’t allow an accusation of theft to steal your life or freedom.

Ask about our free consultations. Contact the Rhode Island Law Offices of John R. Grasso now.

Free Consultation!
WPRI Target Investigators Lawyer Rhode Island

Free Case Review

  • Criminal Defense Attorney Rhode Island

  • Rhode Island Criminal Defense Attorney

  • Free Case Review

Communities We Serve

  • Bristol
  • Burrillville
  • Central Falls
  • Charlestown
  • Coventry
  • Cranston
  • Cumberland
  • Cumberland Hill
  • East Greenwich
  • East Providence
  • Exeter
  • Glocester
  • Greenville
  • Hopkinton
  • Johnston
  • Lincoln
  • Middletown
  • Narragansett
  • Newport
  • Newport East
  • North Kingstown
  • North Providence
  • North Smithfield
  • Pawtucket
  • Portsmouth
  • Providence
  • Richmond
  • Scituate
  • Smithfield
  • South Kingstown
  • Tiverton
  • Valley Falls
  • Wakefield-Peacedale
  • Warren
  • Warwick
  • West Warwick
  • Westerly
  • Woonsocket

John Grasso helped me through some tough times. He has the experience and knowledge that makes the whole legal process go smoothly.Nicolas

“"Words cannot explain how grateful we are for your time and support!!"” —Joe W.Joe.W

If you are looking for an Attorney who will do absolutely anything to ensure that you succeed....look no further.George Lucas

OFFICE ADDRESS:
Law Office of John R. Grasso

1 Custom House St.
3rd Floor
Providence, RI 02903

Phone | (401) 272-4001
Fax | (888) 525-2096

Main Site

Top practice areas

Resources