Is shoplifting a felony in MD?
It depends on the dollar value of the merchandise that was stolen.
The same criteria that makes it a felony in most states: the value of the item(s) stolen, whether this is a repeat offense, whether sophisticated equipment was used in the shoplifting (i.e., antishoplifting device countermeasures), whether the shoplifting was done in concert with another person, and/or whether someone was hurt or property was destroyed or damaged during the commission of the offense.
shoplifting is stealing...The value of what you steal during shoplifting depends on the degree of the charge. In New York, petit larceny is sealing anything valued under $1000. OVer $1000. then starts the degree of Felony. Shoplifting is a form of stealing usually when you go into a store to steal. DO NOT STEAL
Shoplifting is a generic description for the offense of LARCENY. The difference between a misdemeanor charge and a felony charge can hinge on the total value of the items stolen. (for instance: some states set the "break point" between a misdemeanor and a felony offense at $100. - if the total stolen is less than that it's misdemeanor - more than that it's a felony.) You 'll have to check Nevada's state statutes.