One of the most common offences that come before the court and police is shoplifting and other forms of theft. Much to the surprise of many, most people who are charged with theft have no prior involvement in the law and are often otherwise people of good character.
All too often people act our of impulse, poor judgment, or as a result of mental health. If you are one of the many people in Vancouver charged with shoplifting or theft, you do not need to feel alone or embarrassed.
Theft-Related Offences include :
- Break & Enter:
- Possession of property obtained by crime (possession of stolen goods);
- Possession of proceeds of crime;