According to close sources, it has been recently revealed that there has been much ruckus over grand larceny with the intention of selling the stolen merchandise. According to most of the court of law, it has been said that such offenses can lead to at least a minimum of 2 years of time in jail.
In an intent to get into the details of this topic, the larceny Virginia law has been debated much in the recent times. Unconfirmed sources have revealed that when two or more of the same items have been stolen during the course of a grand larceny, it could get the accused into trouble. The trouble being that it leads to the evidence that the accused had the intention of reselling the stolen items.
The larceny virginia law, as with other laws in the United States of America has defined shoplifting as a kind of larceny. In this case, any person who has been caught or accused of shoplifting is guilty of larceny by the law of the land. It has been further clarified that the value of the items that have been stolen does not come into context under this circumstance.
This establishes the fact that the person who stole a 5 dollar candy and the person who stole a 100 dollar shoe are both guilty of the same crime, that is, larceny. Both the individuals will be treated the same kind of criminal by the law, although the level of punishment like awarding jail time and the amount of fine will differ according to the severity of the case.
In this case a person accused of grand larceny will get a minimum of 2 years jail time while the person who stole items of less value will get a lesser amount of punishment. Potential clients are advised to consult lawyers before making any rash decisions.