St. Louis criminal defense attorney W. Scott Rose has more than 20 years of experience practicing law. He limits his practice exclusively to criminal and DWI defense work, including the defense of stealing charges in the St. Louis area.
In St. Louis, the criminal charge of stealing involves various types of crimes, including: shoplifting, misdemeanor stealing, stealing $750 or more, stealing $25,000 or more, stealing from a person, stealing a credit or debit card, stealing a controlled substance, stealing a firearm, identity theft, and robbery. Each of these crimes carry different penalties ranging from fines and jail time to life in prison. As soon as you are charged with stealing, your future is on the line, and it is crucial that you contact Rose Legal Services in St. Louis for immediate and effective legal representation.
BURGLARY CHARGES IN ST. LOUIS
Burglary is unauthorized entry into a structure with intent to commit a crime inside. Unlike theft and robbery, no victims need to be present, no goods have to be stolen, and no forced entry is required to be charged. Burglaries are felonies and require the skilled attorneys of Rose Legal Services. The following criteria are used to determine if an offender has committed burglary:
- Building or structure is occupied and capable of housing people, animals, etc.
- Offender has entered property without consent
- Presence of intent to commit a crime
It is important that you immediately hire a stealing and theft defense attorney