A woman was charged with committing Larceny of Theft of U.S. government property on a military installation. The woman a spouse of an active duty military service member was observed committing the theft from a local post exchange. Loss prevention agents working in the exchange observed the woman via closed circuit television of the store surveillance system open a sealed package of merchandise. The woman then placed the merchandise into her purse and proceeded to exit the store without paying for the item. She was stopped by a loss prevention agent taken into custody and turned over to police for arrest and prosecution. Because this event occurred on a local military base she was subsequently charged in U.S. District Court with committing the crime of larceny or shoplifting. The woman a police academy candidate college student and young mother with no criminal record retained the services of Attorney John L. Calcagni III to assist her with this matter. Attorney Calcagni before the womanӳ arraignment successfully negotiated for the womanӳ case and its charge to be dismissed. Congratulations to this client.
Criminal Case Result:
- Federal Larceny or Theft of Government Property: Dismissed