Theft By Unlawful Taking Under $500.00 is a Class A misdemeanor and carries up to 365 days in jail and/or a max. fine of $500.00, plus court costs of approx. $135.00 if charged as an ADULT.
If you son is under 18, he will be prosecuted in Juvenile Court and the case will be handled differently because he is a child under 18.
You need to get a competent criminal defense lawyer in your area to help.
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