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Arizona Felony & Misdemeanor Theft

By:
Armando Nava

In Arizona, a person can be charged with theft if they knowingly took or converted another person’s property without authorization and with intent to deprive that person of their property. It can also be considered theft if you take control of lost property without using reasonable effort to notify the owner.

Felony Theft & Misdemeanor Theft Penalties & Sentencing Chart

Arizona classifies theft offenses by the value of the property or service stolen. Arizona Law has 6 different offenses in regards to theft that range from class 1 misdemeanor to class 2 felony.

First Time Offense - Felony Theft:

First time offenses of theft (non dangerous) for a first time offender are referenced in A.R.S. § 13-702 Mitigated to Aggravated:

  • Class 1 Misdemeanor Theft: Jail time can be as long as 6 months
  • Class 6 Felony Theft: Prison terms can range from 3 months to 2 years.
  • Class 5 Felony Theft: Prison terms can range from 6 months to 2.5 years. 
  • Class 4 Felony Theft: Prison terms can range from 1 year to 3.75 years.
  • Class 3 Felony Theft: Prison terms can range from 2 years to 8.75 years.
  • Class 2 Felony Theft: Prison terms can range from 3 years to 12.5 years.

Along with prison time, felony theft charges in Arizona can come with fees, assessments and fines that can be as high as $150,000.

Repeat Felony Theft & Misdemeanor Theft Penalties & Sentencing Chart

Repeat offenders of theft (non dangerous) for a first time offender are referenced in A.R.S. § 13-703 (H), (I), (J):

A category one repetitive offender (H) Mitigated to Aggravated:

  • Class 6 Felony Theft: Prison terms can range from 3 months to 2 years.
  • Class 5 Felony Theft: Prison terms can range from 6 months to 2.5 years. 
  • Class 4 Felony Theft: Prison terms can range from 1 year to 3.75 years.
  • Class 3 Felony Theft: Prison terms can range from 2 years to 8.75 years.
  • Class 2 Felony Theft: Prison terms can range from 3 years to 12.5 years.

A category two repetitive offender (I) Mitigated to Aggravated:

  • Class 6 Felony Theft: Prison terms can range from 9 months to 2.75 years.
  • Class 5 Felony Theft: Prison terms can range from 1 year to 3.75 years. 
  • Class 4 Felony Theft: Prison terms can range from 2.25 years to 7.5 years.
  • Class 3 Felony Theft: Prison terms can range from 3.25 years to 16.25 years.
  • Class 2 Felony Theft: Prison terms can range from 4.5 years to 23 years.

A category two repetitive offender (J) Mitigated to Aggravated:

  • Class 6 Felony Theft: Prison terms can range from 2.25 years to 5.75 years.
  • Class 5 Felony Theft: Prison terms can range from 3 years to 7.5 years. 
  • Class 4 Felony Theft: Prison terms can range from 6 years to 15 years.
  • Class 3 Felony Theft: Prison terms can range from 7.5 years to 25 years.
  • Class 2 Felony Theft: Prison terms can range from 10.5 years to 35 years.

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