New Jersey Penalties For Receiving Stolen Property (N.J.S.A. 2C:20-7) Charges
The charge will be graded based on the assessed valued of the stolen property you received, starting with goods worth between $200 and $500 as a fourth degree crime.
If convicted, you can face up to 18 months in prison and a fine of up to $10,000.
When the value is more than $500, but less than $75,000, you’ll be charged with a crime of the third degree, with a sentence of between three and five years and fines of $15,000.
As a second degree offense, Receiving Stolen Property in excess of $75,000 in value can put you in prison for 5-10 years and leave you with fines of $150,000.
Receiving Stolen Property charges are dangerous at any level, and conviction can have far-reaching implications for the rest of your life.
If you’ve been charged with any theft crime, get experienced help right away.
Call attorney Matthew Reisig at 732-625-9661 for a free consultation with an experienced New Jersey criminal defense attorney.