Category Archives: Shoplifting

Shoplifting charges in Woodbridge dismissed

I recently wrote about a shoplifting case in Rahway in which I was able to have all the charges dismissed against my client, including no fines or court costs assessed and no criminal record. This result was obtained by simply … Continue reading

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Shoplifting charges in Rahway dismissed

Shoplifting in New Jersey is a criminal offense that can result in either a disorderly persons offense or an indictable crime based on the amount of merchandise in question. At the law offices of Palumbo & Renaud, I receive phone … Continue reading

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An officer on the other side of the law

On April 1, 2009, an Edison police detective was charged with shoplifting $42 worth of merchandise from a supermarket. The detective has spent 22 years on the force, but if convicted he’ll face the same penalties that any other civilian … Continue reading

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Jail for shoplifters?

Any person who is convicted of shoplifting in New Jersey where the value of the goods taken is less than $200 is guilty of a disorderly persons offense and can be sentenced up to six months in jail. An increasing … Continue reading

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