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Penalties for Theft Crimes in Arizona

While the exact consequences of a theft crime depend on the value of the items taken, all crimes will be categorized as a misdemeanor or felony. (Ariz. Rev. Stat. Ann. § 13-1802G.)

  • Class 1 Misdemeanor Theft: taking of services or property with a value less than $1,000.
    • Penalties include fines up to $2,500, community services, restitution payments to the victim, and potentially a short time in jail.
  • Class 6 Felony: taking of services or property valued over $1,000, but no more than $2,000.
    • Penalties include fines up to $150,000, imprisonment of at least 4 months and up to 2 years, hundreds of community service hours, and restitution payments to the victim.
  • Class 5 Felony: taking of services or property valued between $2,000 and $3,000.
    • Penalties include fines up to $150,000, imprisonment of at least 6 months and up to 2.5 years, hundreds of community service hours, and restitution payments to the victim.
  • Class 4 Felony: taking of services or property valued between $3,000 and $4,000.
    • Penalties include fines up to $150,000, 1 to 3.75 years in prison, hundreds of community service hours, and restitution payments to the victim.
  • Class 2 Felony: taking of services or property with a value of $25,000 or more.
    • Penalties include fines up to $150,000, 3 to 12.5 years in prison, hundreds of community service hours, and restitution payments to the victim.

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