grand theft

noun

Definition of grand theft

Examples of grand theft in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Two of three Broward County men charged with multiple counts of racketeering and grand theft related to a car theft ring appeared before a judge Tuesday morning. Chris Perkins, Sun Sentinel, 26 July 2022 Proudfoot was also identified as the suspect in a grand theft from Polynesian Resort which occurred overnight on May 30 to May 31. al, 5 July 2022 The cops came looking for missing cult members, and in 1930, even though Gabriel assured Blackburn she’d be acquitted, she was convicted of grand theft. Patt Morrisoncolumnist, Los Angeles Times, 14 June 2022 Khali Felton spent nearly two years awaiting trial in the Orange County Jail, accused of stealing a Rolex from a watch store along Winter Park’s famed Park Avenue, before a jury acquitted him of grand theft on March 17, 2021. Lisa Maria Garza, Orlando Sentinel, 6 June 2022 He is charged with aggravated arson, seven counts of grand theft and three counts of petty theft. Fox News, 20 Apr. 2022 Troopers arrested Devona Keon, 32, and James Dasher, 30, on charges of grand theft, driving without a license and fleeing and eluding. David J. Neal, sun-sentinel.com, 5 June 2021 All three suspects were charged with armed burglary, grand theft of a firearm, and other crimes. Paul Best, Fox News, 17 June 2022 The brothers were each charged with 22 counts of grand theft of a firearm, one count of armed burglary, one count of criminal mischief over $1,000, one count of possessing burglary tools and one count of resisting without violence, Green said. Jonathan Edwards, Washington Post, 9 June 2022 See More

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First Known Use of grand theft

circa 1930, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of grand theft was circa 1930

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2 Aug 2022

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“Grand theft.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/grand%20theft. Accessed 11 Aug. 2022.

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Legal Definition of grand theft

— see theft

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