As a result of the group's lobbying, about 500 men and women, most of whom were imprisoned on charges of petty larceny
, were released.
The drugs charges were dropped and he pleaded guilty to a lesser misdemeanour for petty larceny
As a youth, quite obviously, I had no perspective from which to understand the nuance between petty larceny
and grand, even epic, larceny.
Jamie is a handsome, charming, empty, feckless, self-indulgent, idle, waster who never sticks at a job, isn't above petty larceny
and only excels when having sex - often for money as a gigolo.
Some inmates were children under age 16 charged with "incorrigible conduct," vagrancy, or other minor offenses: in 1878, Charles Stewart, 13, "colored," was sentenced for petty larceny
For example, even "Fenix Whipple," the patient Rafter chiefly discusses, had been arrested for rape and assault, and after escaping from an institution, was rearrested at least five times for a series of crimes ranging from petty larceny
to robbery and assault.
The police stopped the car for a broken tail light; the youths were charged, and the public prosecutor encouraged the three to plead guilty to petty larceny
4) Teenage alcoholism is alarmingly high in the United States and is associated with crimes ranging from petty larceny
How much money is in the box may well make the difference between petty larceny
and grand larceny.
Eventually, the felony fraud charge against Lewis May was dismissed, but May Construction pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor charge of petty larceny
and paid a $500 fine in 2010.
He was charged with petty larceny
and criminal trespassing.
Suave Tory Crispin Blunt described the situation as "a substantial injustice", before Rhondda Labour MP Chris Bryant spoke about "a process not of petty larceny
, but of grand theft".