Theft and Property Crime Charges

There are three degrees of theft ranging from a class B felony to a gross misdemeanor. Theft in the first degree occurs when property is taken from another without permission that amounts to over five thousand dollars in value. Theft in the first degree is a class B felony. Theft in the second degree happens when property is taken without the permission of another that exceeds seven hundred and fifty dollars in value. Theft in the second degree is a class C felony. Theft in the third degree is a gross misdemeanor which occurs when one takes property from another without permission that does not exceed seven hundred and fifty dollars in value.