Home Depot Shoplifting Offense
Home Depot operates warehouse stores in East Windsor, Ewing, Robbinsville and West Windsor New Jersey. All of these Mercer County locations have their share of shoplifting charges. We assume you find yourself in the unfortunate circumstance of having been charged with shoplifting at Home Depot given your review of this article. The biggest thing you need to be mindful of is the fact that even a disorderly persons offense for shoplifting results in a criminal record for stealing and, if the value of the merchandise is $200 or more, the charge escalates to a felony. Thankfully, our attorneys have a long track record of success defending shoplifting charges throughout the county. A lawyer on the defense team of The Law Offices of Jonathan F. Marshall will invest the time required in order to reach the most favorable outcome of your case so that you can move on with your life without significant collateral consequences. An attorney is available immediately to assist you and initial consultations are free of charge.Charged With Shoplifting at Home Depot
Home Depot is a major hardware supplier in Mercer County and elsewhere in New Jersey. It sells building materials, plumbing and electrical supplies, appliances, tools and other merchandise. Just about any of these goods are susceptible to theft with it taking very little to result in an indictable shoplifting offense of the fourth degree or third degree. Irrespective of the circumstances that led to your arrest for shoplifting at Home Depot, a qualified defense lawyer can help you navigate the court system effectively so you are not left with an unfavorable outcome. Our attorneys defend shoplifting offenses arising at:
The consequences if you fail to defend a shoplifting charge arising at one of these locations are serious. The table below outlines the grading and penalties that apply under N.J.S.A. 2C:20-11.
|Grade||When Applies||Monetary Penalty||Jail||Other|
Disorderly Persons Offense
Less Than $200 in Merchandise
Up to $1,000 Fine; $100 VCCB; $75 SNSF; $33 Court Costs
Up to 6 Months
Community Service of 10 days for a first offense, 15 days for a second offense and up to 25 days for a third offense.
$200 but less than $500
Up to $10,000 Fine; $100 VCCB; $75 SNSF; $33 Court Costs
Up to 18 Months
$500 but less than $75,000
Up to $15,000 Fine; $100 VCCB; $75 SNSF; $33 Court Costs
Up to 5 Years
Up to $150,000 Fine; $100 VCCB; $75 SNSF; $33 Court Costs
Shoplifting Turned Robbery
Use of Physical Force or Threat (Second Degree)
Use of Weapon (First Degree)
Up to $150,000 (2nd Degree); Up to $200,000 (1st Degree); $100 VCCB; $75 SNSF; $33 Court Costs
5-10 for Second Degree & 10-20 for First Degree
Shoplifting certainly is not a term that you equate with Robbinsville but the Home Depot has more than a few incidents of retail theft every month. If you were arrested for stealing tools or another item at the “Hamilton Home Depot” which is located in Robbinsville New Jersey, a lawyer at The Law Offices of Jonathan F. Marshall knows what it will take to help you escape the negative ramifications of a conviction. Our Robbinsville Criminal Attorneys are, in fact, able to secure a favorable outcome in most shoplifting cases. To speak to an attorney on our staff anytime 24/7, call 609–683–8102.