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What is the punishment for first offense of theft over five hundred?

Elizabethton, TN |

not ringing up all items for customers and false return slips for cash

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Theft over $500.00 but under $1000.00 is a class E felony under Tennessee law. If you have no prior felony convictions , you are a Range 1 offender. The punishment is one to two years in jail, but with no prior record you could get probation. Make sure you ask your lawyer about pre-trial and judical diversion. Good Luck.

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