Petit Larceny is a crime – a class A misdemeanor and is a charge that is filed if you steal something with a value of less than $1000.  A conviction of Petit Larceny can result in up to 1 year in local/county jail, up to 3 years’ probation, and a maximum $1,000 fine. The court can also require a person convicted of a larceny offense to pay restitution which is the repayment of the value of the stolen item if it is not returned. Finally, the court may issue an order of protection preventing any contact with the victim of the crime.

Grand Larceny is a felony and is charged if you are accused of stealing something with a value greater than $1000. A Grand Larceny conviction, depending on the value of what was stolen can result in punishments as detailed below.