grand theft


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Recent Examples on the Web In Shaker Heights, he was charged with grand theft of a motor vehicle, a fourth-degree felony. Adam Ferrise, cleveland, "Man who died in Cuyahoga County Jail was homeless, jailed on theft charges, court record say," 8 July 2020 June 4 arrested a man for operating a vehicle while intoxicated and grand theft of a motor vehicle. Bruce Geiselman, cleveland, "Cops seek rosebush thief: Lakewood Police Blotter," 13 June 2020 In 2004, Harlib was convicted of grand theft in Florida for the same scheme using different entertainers. oregonlive, "Longtime conman who claimed he was agent for ‘The Village People,’ and booked the band at Oregon casino pleads guilty to fraud," 2 June 2020 In February, Curtis pleaded no contest in a Florida courtroom to charges of grand theft and fraudulent use of personal identification information. Howard Koplowitz |, al, "Federal Reserve bans ex-Regions Bank employee from banking after $100K theft conviction," 28 May 2020 Ayala’s office confirmed Tuesday that Bostic was indicted by a grand jury on charges of manslaughter with a weapon, grand theft of a firearm and burglary. Monivette Cordeiro,, "Grand jury indicts boy, 13, for manslaughter in Winter Garden shooting death," 30 July 2019 Crystal Kohler, 38, was arrested Monday night on charges of first-degree murder and grand theft auto. Janelle Griffith, NBC News, "Florida woman allegedly confessed to killing mother, 81," 13 Mar. 2020 Oh, just some drug deals, gun possession, destruction of property, breaking and entering, multiple arsons, grand theft auto, and more — all while maintaining several different love triangles. Jean Bentley,, "Outer Banks Season 1 Binge Club Recap: Episodes 1-10," 16 Apr. 2020 Less than three months later, Rodney Berget, then 25 and serving time for grand theft and escape, joined five other inmates in breaking out of the South Dakota prison. Dave Kolpack, The Seattle Times, "South Dakota to execute inmate on Monday for guard’s slaying," 26 Oct. 2018

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First Known Use of grand theft

circa 1930, in the meaning defined above

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1 Aug 2020

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“Grand theft.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Aug. 2020.

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