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Weapon Offense In Utah.

One of the most common ways gun rights are taken away is through weapon offenses. A weapon offense is any crime that involves the use or possession of a weapon. This can include anything from using a weapon to committing a robbery to carrying an unlicensed firearm in public. Depending on the severity of the offense, penalties can range from a fine to imprisonment. In some cases, weapon offenses can also...

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Thieves vs Holidays- Most Common Holiday Thefts

The holidays are a time for family, friends, and fun. But they're also a time when thieves are on the prowl, looking to take advantage of unsuspecting victims. Here are some of the most common types of holiday theft and how you can avoid becoming a victim: 1. Gift card fraud: Thieves will often target gift cards that have been left unattended or unsecured. They may also try to guess the PINs on these...

Ways you could potentially shoplift in Utah

Whenever you think of shoplifting, you may envision a young teenager standing at a store, peeking side-to-side, then slipping something into their pockets. The fact is that shoplifting is an offense committed by people from all walks of life. A congress candidate has recently been accused of shoplifting over 250 items from a Target store. Allegedly, she was caught attempting to leave the store with...

Understanding theft and larceny charges in Utah

Let us begin by understanding the difference between theft and larceny. It is essential to know that these words cannot be directly changed in legal terms. In general, all larceny is theft, but not all theft can be considered larceny. Theft is more of an umbrella term that covers a wider range of stealing. Larceny refers more to the illegal and permanent removal of someone's personal property. The...

Petty Theft vs. Grand Theft vs. Shoplifting

Most people dismiss petty theft and shoplifting because they believe they are petty crimes because, by definition, it means to take something with a relatively small value. But, these crimes still have very significant consequences. Petty theft Petty theft is the criminal act of taking something that’s valued is equal to or less than a specific dollar amount, where the item’s value is less than the...

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