According to the Minneapolis Police Department, more than 13,000 thefts were reported within city limits during 2012. That breaks down to almost 36 reported thefts per day. While the different types of thefts varied between burglary, robbery, shoplifting, and fraud, approximately 3,600 of the thefts involved items taken from vehicles. In order to try and prevent so many thefts from taking place, law enforcement officials, as well as business owners and homeowners, have begun taking additional precautions to protect their interests and safeguard themselves, as well as the local community, from potential thieves.
It is due to this fact, that anyone who is suspected of committing a theft needs to take immediate action to seek counsel from a skilled criminal defense lawyer at the firm. Any delay in seeking counsel could have a seriously negative impact on your defense and you could find yourself facing a conviction, a prison sentence, hefty fines, a lengthy probation and court-ordered restitutions. By taking fast action to contact the firm, it may be possible to avoid your charges altogether, or the attorney may be able to obtain a disposition which does not result in a criminal conviction. Time is of the essence in cases such as these, however, so if you truly mean it when you say you are looking for an attorney to help me with a theft charge in Minneapolis, you are urged to contact Martin Law Offices today.
Having an aggressive, yet effective attorney on your side, who is committed to defending your rights, is essential. If you are facing theft charges, contact the firm as soon as possible in order to speak with a Minneapolis criminal defense attorneyabout your case.