Shoplifting is entering a commercial establishment with intent to commit larceny where the value of the property that is taken or intended to be taken does not exceed $950.
What does the prosecutor have to prove?
1. Defendant entered a commercial establishment.
2. Defendant did so with the specific intent to commit larceny.
3. The commercial establishment was open during regular business hours.
4. The value of the property to be taken did not exceed nine hundred fifty dollars ($950).
Misdemeanor: 0-180 days