First Offense Shoplifting / Theft* Penalties for 2015:
Value of Item(s) $.01 to $200.00: Up to 180 days in Jail, Community Service, and Fine
Value of Item(s) $200.01 to $500.00: Up to 18 Months in Jail, Community Service, and Fine
Value of Item(s) $500.01 to $75,000.00: 3 to 5 Years in Jail, Community Service, and Fine
Value of Item(s) $75,000.00 or Greater: 5 to 10 Years In Jail, Community Service, and Fine
Top 30 New Jersey Towns for Shoplifting: Woodbridge NJ, Lawrence NJ, Edison NJ, Bridgewater NJ, Cherry Hill NJ, Atlantic City NJ,
Jersey City NJ, Paramus NJ, Piscataway NJ, Short Hills NJ, East Brunswick NJ, Clifton NJ, Clark NJ, Elizabeth NJ, Wayne NJ,
Secaucus NJ, Atlantic City  NJ, Eatontown NJ, Roxbury NJ, Freehold NJ, Princeton NJ, Eatontown NJ, Rockaway NJ  Willingsboro
NJ, Ocean Township NJ, Edison NJ, Edgewater NJ, Cinnaminson NJ, Union NJ, South Plainfield NJ and Woodbridge New Jersey
15 Most Frequently Shoplifted Stores in New Jersey *: Walmart,
Target, K-Mart, Sears, Macy's, JC Penny's, Kohls, Shop-Rite, Stop
and Shop, Pathmark, Marshalls, TJ Maxx, Costco, Home Depot,
Lord & Taylors and Boscovs
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The Consequences of taking even a dollar store item can:
  • 1) Result in Jail
  • 2) Give you a Criminal Record
  • 3) Prevent you from obtaining a job
  • 4) Increase your home and auto insurance rates
  • 5) Require you to perform community service
  • 6) Require payment of a civil penalty
  • 7) Cause you to be denied entry to certain foreign countries
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*NJ Theft offense penalties are the same as shoplifting penalties minus the mandatory community service since it is a downgrade charge
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