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Sacramento Shoplifting Laws

Shoplifting is one of the most common forms of theft and involves stealing goods in an open retail establishment.  Shoplifters typically conceal items in pockets, under clothes, or in bags. The crime of shoplifting generally falls under the legal classification of larceny. California passed Proposition 47 in 2014, reducing penalties for many crimes, including shoplifting. […]