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
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
grand theft, shoplifting,
robbery, armed robbery,
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.