petit larceny

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Synonyms for petit larceny

larceny of property having a value less than some amount (the amount varies by locale)

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They are petit larceny, misdemeanor assault, and misdemeanor sex crimes.
He was charged on trespassing and petit larceny charges.
In Nassau County, just east of New York, he pleaded guilty to disorderly conduct in 1990, driving while intoxicated in 1992 and attempted petit larceny in 1993, authorities said.
Former home health aides George Babuadze, Raisa Haypapeyan, Rima Petrosyan, Julieta Sephashvili, Elvira Bruce, and Sahakanush Yuzbashyan each pleaded guilty to petit larceny, an A Misdemeanor, and will pay restitution ranging from $3,000 to $5,000.
Nonserious crimes included offenses such as petit larceny, drug possession, truancy, disturbing school, etc.
The man, who was not a university student, is expected to face misdemeanour charges of reckless endangerment, petit larceny and reckless driving, as well as numerous traffic infractions, according to Seattlepi.
Both youngsters were charged with felony counts of burglary and petit larceny.