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What Constitutes Theft in Maryland?
There are essentially two elements to any theft charge in Maryland. First, the accused must have taken or possessed property that belongs to someone else. Second, the accused must have taken the property with the intent to permanently deprive the owner of that property.
There are many different kinds of theft related charges in Maryland. The most common ones are when you take someone else’s property without their permission. This could be as simple as shoplifting from a store or as serious as breaking into someone’s home and stealing something from the home. There are other kinds of theft such as unauthorized removal of property, writing a bad check or deceiving someone into [Read more…]