If you are caught shoplifting at Eastview Mall, you will be arraigned in Ontario County. Unfortunately, in Ontario County, Adjournment in Contemplation of Dismissals (ACD) are rarely given. However, under certain circumstances, it is certainly possible. In Victor, New York, which is where Eastview Mall is located, the accused will likely be charged with multiple crimes. For instance, in some cases, the accused may be charged with Petit Larceny along with possession of burglar tools, possession of stolen property, and criminal mischief. It is critical that your Western New York Criminal Defense Attorney resolve each charge.
Generally speaking, without any of the unique facts in your case which likely make a significant difference, the District Attorney will likely offer community service, counseling, and a reduction to the non-criminal offense of Disorderly Conduct.
For more questions, contact a Criminal Defense Attorney Buffalo, NY