Larceny occurs when one person unlawfully takes property from another. In Suffolk County New York, larceny charges are broken down into two basic categories, Petit larceny (a misdemeanor) and Grand larceny (a felony). The specific charges are defined in article 155 of the Penal law and are determined by the nature of the theft and the value of the alleged stolen property.
Larceny charges in the Suffolk County criminal courts are very serious and require the assistance of an experienced Suffolk County criminal lawyer. At the Elbert Law Firm, our attorneys have successfully handled hundreds of petit larceny and grand larceny cases.