Case Conclusion Date: December 5, 2012
Practice Area: Criminal Defense
Outcome: Reduction to an infraction
Description: Client shoplifted over $400 worth of items from Sears and admitted to the conduct. However, client was not a citizen and a guilty plea to misdemeanor theft would lead to immigration consequences. Through extensive negotiations with the DA's office, Fred Thiagarajah negotiated a reduction of the charges to Penal code section 490.1, an infraction.