A person is charged with Criminal possession of stolen property in Suffolk County when that person knowingly possesses stolen property with the intent to benefit themselves, as defined in New York Penal Law Article 165. Criminal possession of stolen property can be charged as a felony or a misdemeanor and is categorized by degree based on the nature and value of the alleged stolen property.
Criminal possession of stolen property is a very serious charge but there are many defenses that can be employed to avoid a criminal conviction and jail sentence. If you or a loved one is charged with Criminal possession of stolen property, you should consult with an experienced Suffolk County criminal defense lawyer immediately.
At the Elbert Law Firm, our attorneys have successfully handled hundreds of stolen property cases in the Suffolk County criminal courts. Please contact us for a free consultation. We are happy to discuss our prior cases, the strategies we employed and the results we were able to obtain.