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The Police Department could not confirm the public advocate’s analysis because before 2010, swipers were charged with petit larceny, not unlawful sale of transportation services, said Phillip Walzak, a spokesman for the Police Department.
Waite was charged with criminal trespass, criminal mischief, petit larceny and resisting arrest.
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PETIT LARCENY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of petit larceny for English Language Learners
law : the crime of stealing something that does not have a high value
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