Dealing in Stolen Property is an extremely common crime for people to be arrested for in ape Coral, Fort Myers, Naples, Port Charlotte and Punta Gorda.
What is dealing in stolen property?
If you have been arrested for the crime of Dealing in Stolen Property contact a Criminal Attorney from Viacava & Cantor so we can immediately begin working on your case. Dealing in Stolen Property is simply a crime whereby someone is being accused of selling stolen property. Many times when people are accused of Dealing in Stolen Property they had no idea that the property that they sold was in fact stolen. Oftentimes the people who actually steal the property turn around and sell that stolen property to an unwitting third party who then goes and pawns the property and is arrested for Dealing in Stolen Property. Pawn Shops in Fort Myers, Naples, Cape Coral and Punta Gorda are the central locus for Dealing in Stolen Property Charges in Southwest Florida. The Criminal Defense Lawyers at Viacava & Cantor have extensive experience defending people who have been accused of Dealing in Stolen Property and know what to look for regarding your case in order to mount the best possible defense. If you have been accused of Dealing in Stolen Property contact a Lawyer from Viacava & Cantor so we can fight your case for you.
Is dealing in stolen property a felony in florida?
Dealing in Stolen Property is a second degree felony in the state of Florida. Second degree felonies are punishable by a maximum of fifteen years in prison. Dealing in Stolen Property is statutorily defined as trafficking in, or endeavoring to traffic in, that one knows or should know was stolen. The most common Dealing in Stolen Property cases arise from a transaction where a pawn shop purchases an item that has recently, or shortly thereafter, been declared stolen.
The lawyers at the Fort Myers and Sarasota based Criminal Defense Law Firm of Viacava & Cantor handles Dealing in Stolen Property cases throughout the State of Florida. The Criminal Defense Law Firm of Viacava & Cantor is located in Fort Myers and Sarasota with close and convenient access to all other areas in Southwest Florida including Fort Myers, Sarasota, Bradenton, Naples, Cape Coral, Port Charlotte, Punta Gorda, Fort Myers Beach, Sanibel, Captiva and Marco Island. Call a lawyer from Viacava & Cantor at 239-672-8934 (Fort Myers) or 941-388-7810 (Sarasota) for a free consultation to discuss the specific facts of your case.