Theft Crimes

In the State of South Carolina, there is wide range of theft related crimes with varying degrees of consequences. When you have been charged with a theft you need an experienced attorney to represent you. 

Charges in SC:

  • Breach of Trust, §16-13-230

  • Breaking into Automobiles, §16-13-160

  • Failure to return rented objects, §16-13-420

  • Forgery, §16-13-10

  • Petit Larceny, §16-13-30(A)

  • Grand Larceny, §16-13-30(B)

  • Obtaining property under false pretenses, §16-13-240

  • Receiving Stolen Goods, §16-13-180

  • Shoplifting, §16-13-110

  • Use of vehicle without permission, §16-21-60

  • Financial Transaction Card Theft, § 16-14-20

  • Financial Transaction Card Fraud, § 16-14-60

  • Property Crimes Enhancements, §16-1-57


  • There are a wide range of consequences that can result from a conviction. Penalties can range from 30 days up to more than 10 years in prison. 

If you have been charged with a theft crime you need an experienced Criminal Defense Attorney that can protect your rights. Contact the Criminal Defense Lawyers of Templeton Mims & Ward to make sure that you get the best possible results in your case. 

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