Los Angeles Medical Marijuana Theft Crimes

Posted By Robert Bernstein || 15-Aug-2009

There has been a dramatic rise in theft crimes and robberies occurring at medical marijuana dispensaries in the Los Angeles area. A team of gunmen allegedly enter the dispensaries posing as customers, then take over the business and flee with large quantities of marijuana and U.S. currency. The frequency of the heists, and their violence, is increasing.

Theft crimes, especially armed robbery, is a very serious crime in Los Angeles and requires the skill of an experienced Los Angeles criminal defense attorney. The penalties for robbery crimes in Los Angeles may include imprisonment, fines, restitution, community service, probation, and more.

Los Angeles theft crimes include petty theft, grand theft, shoplifting, carjacking, burglary, robbery, armed robbery, identity theft, credit card fraud and more. Some crimes are classified as misdemeanors and carry fines and possibly short periods of jail time. Carjacking, armed robbery and felony grand theft carry much more severe penalties including years in prison. Such crimes require a skilled Los Angeles criminal defense attorney who knows and understands how to properly defend these serious charges. Contact Robert M. Bernstein for a free consultation today.

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