Theft of Firearm Jury Trial Acquittal
F.H. was charged with Theft of a Firearm, Class D Felony, in Lexington, KY. F.H. was facing the possibility of five (5) years in prison and being labeled as a convicted felon for the rest of her life. After seven months of attempted negotiations failed, F.H. put her trust in Baldani, Rowland & Richardson to take her case to a jury trial.
After a long day of trial, the jury returned a verdict of NOT GUILTY. F.H. was able to walk out of the courtroom free and without the stigma of being a convicted felon.
If you or a loved one have been charged with a theft crime, our legal team at Baldani, Rowland & Richardson is trial tested and ready to aggressively fight for your rights. Please give us a call now at (859) 259-0727 to begin your free and confidential consultation so we can get to work immediately.
Theft of a Firearm is codified in KRS 514.030. It states in relevant portion:
- Except as otherwise provided in KRS 217.181, a person is guilty of theft by unlawful taking or disposition when he unlawfully:
- Takes or exercises control over movable property of another with intent to deprive him thereof; or
- Obtains immovable property of another or any interest therein with intent to benefit himself or another not entitled thereto.
- If the property is a firearm (regardless of the value of the firearm), in which case it is a Class D felony;
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