Aaron attempted to reach to Ms. Baker's pocketbook. But Ms. Baker and her friend noticed him and screamed for help. Aaron ran but the police got him. Then later charge him of attempted of grand larceny. He also have pending case in the criminal court. The District Attorney's Office refused to renew their plea offer of attempted grand larceny, a misdemeanor.
He intended to pick pocket her.
Based on the facts provided, Attempted Grand Larceny appears to be a proper charge. This does not mean the person is guilty or lacks defenses, or will not receive a good plea offer. It just means it appears that this situation may be charged correctly.
Answers to questions on this site are offered for informational purposes only and shall not constitute legal advice, nor establish an attorney-client relationship. I have been engaged in criminal law for over 20 years and have a state-wide criminal practice in New York.
The District Attorney can charge whatever, This doesn't mean you have to accept it.
This is also why you need an attorney.
Your attorney will engage in plea negotiations, maybe file motions, and do what ever is necessary, including maybe going to trial.
Get an attorney immediately,
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