In Minnesota, like in most other states, theft is a crime that can be charged as either a misdemeanor or felony-level offense. When determining whether to charge an accused with a misdemeanor or felony offense, prosecutors will consider the value of the items taken and any aggravating factors involved.
In Minnesota, the threshold for a felony-level theft offense is generally more than $500. That doesn’t really tell you the whole story, though. Below, we’re going to help you