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legally, shoplifting...

Discussion in 'Channel Zero' started by fizm, Jun 7, 2002.

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  1. fizm

    fizm Member

    Joined: Apr 9, 2002 Messages: 573 Likes Received: 0
    i know i'm not supposed to bring it up, but let's say...hypothetically somebody got caught with $5 of merchandise.

    what would the typical penalty be?

    thought you guys might know.
  2. Remi Martin

    Remi Martin New Jack

    Joined: Jun 3, 2001 Messages: 96 Likes Received: 0
    its up to the discretion of the store manager, but you could catch a case for it, get arrested, have it on your record...all that shit.
  3. JoeHatesCops

    JoeHatesCops Guest

    i know dudes that have a cuaght a 700$ fine on ike a $2 pen, stealings stealing. I actually know like 3 people, whove been caught on smalla ass stuff and got in mad law trouble.
  4. Dr. Dazzle

    Dr. Dazzle Veteran Member

    Joined: Nov 19, 2001 Messages: 8,147 Likes Received: 3
    Just run awau and don't look back.....
  5. DETO

    DETO 12oz Loyalist

    Joined: Apr 25, 2002 Messages: 11,316 Likes Received: 138
    when i was 14 me and 2 friends got caught at wal-mart with $150.00 in spraypaint and $75.00 in markers, we got off with 20 hours in community service, good thing i was still a minor. :eek:
  6. fizm

    fizm Member

    Joined: Apr 9, 2002 Messages: 573 Likes Received: 0
    this is in wal-mart too. but unfortunately not a minor as of a month and a half beforehand.

    civil suit's already settled out of court, by protocol, i guess. so is it basically whatever the judge wants to do as far as prosecution?

    still, i've got $700 to waste, i guess. i'm just hoping it's a fine and not community service or jail. i've gotta go to college not long after the court date.
  7. fizm

    fizm Member

    Joined: Apr 9, 2002 Messages: 573 Likes Received: 0
    p.s. the midwest makes kids do funny things out of boredom.
  8. platapie

    platapie Guest

    wal mart is goign to reem you buddy.
  9. seeking

    seeking Dirty Dozen Crew

    Joined: May 25, 2000 Messages: 32,277 Likes Received: 235
    yeah man, walmarts no joke. and even worse than whatever penalty you get now, which will probably be some amount of comm. service, is what this is going to do to your record. shoplifting a 5 dollar cat toy is far worse than being busted for manslaughter in a DUI. most corporations wont even consider you for employment because of a single shoplifting offense at the age of 18. sure, you might say you have no interest in corporate america, but at some point you might, and your gonna be kicking yourself in the ass then...

    try to work out some deal, where if you stay out of trouble, it gets expunged from your record after a year or something. even if it means you gotta take probation now, trust me, its way worth the extra hassle. unless of course you just plan to move into the mountains and carve novelty totem poles out of maple sapplings, then fuck em.
  10. -MOE LESTER-

    -MOE LESTER- Guest

    my bro got busted at ross with 6.99 in stolen shit.....he got rammed with a 200$ fine...i was so pissed so one day im gnnna head down the ross and etch all their windows...make sure they put that 200$ to good use...stupid mother fuckers

    my friend also got busted at copelands for stealing a pair of shoes...he got like 400$ fine or something
  11. platapie

    platapie Guest

    oh no you didnt!
  12. fizm

    fizm Member

    Joined: Apr 9, 2002 Messages: 573 Likes Received: 0
    that's cool. i'll be in college the next 4 years most likely. i don't think probation would be a problem since i won't be driving, or drinking for that matter, or anything else i consider illegal. i've quit writing before i really started. and as far as jobs, i'm not too concerned. i'd be fine homeless, really. i don't give a fuck about my future. i should have been dead a year ago.
  13. GEAsusONEnep

    GEAsusONEnep Guest

    If its 5$ worth of merchandise, don't sweat it. Its petty theft and pretty much a slap on the wrist even if they press charges.
  14. yoda's bitch

    yoda's bitch New Jack

    Joined: Jun 5, 2002 Messages: 24 Likes Received: 0
    just don't get caught...
    and if for some chance you DO,
    just ask that hero how much he makes an hour,
    then ask him if its REALLY worth getting stabbed over

    usually, they don't think so,
    and flee...
  15. Esai

    Esai Member

    Joined: Oct 12, 2001 Messages: 612 Likes Received: 1
    I got rolled when I was 18 at my job for stealing.Its been 5 years and It still fucks with me as far as employment goes.I lost a few 17$ an hour jobs cuz of it.I got back the fat prick who busted me though.Destroyed his car and put him in a coma for 3 weeks,fucken rata.I dont condone violence but rats get the exception.I got 10 days community servic and a 200$ fine. iwas doing all kinds of shit when I worked there,stealing money from registers(only 100$ bills), credit card shit,gankin clothes,etc.Its all in the past and I paid my debt to society
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