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Tables Turned When Veteran Chicago Cop Is Charged with Theft

The scenario is fairly standard: The police apprehend a suspect, the suspect is charged with theft, and the suspect then hires an attorney before appearing in a Chicago court. However, in a recent case, the script seemed to have been rewritten and a veteran of the Chicago police force was put on leave after being arrested for misdemeanor theft. The charge arose after the woman was accused of stealing just over $200 in vitamins from a local grocery store.

 

According to sources with the police department, the woman had been relieved of her detective duties until a thorough investigation of the case could be completed. Though it was not known whether the woman had retained an attorney, it is advisable that anyone who faces theft charges consult with a criminal defense attorney as soon as possible following the arrest. In some cases, your theft attorney in Chicago may be able to get charges reduced, minimize the seriousness of the penalties assessed, or even get the charges dropped altogether.

 

If you have been charged with any kind of theft, Andrew M. Weisberg is a theft attorney in Chicago who can provide you with the sound legal counsel and the aggressive representation that you will need in order to obtain the best possible outcome to your case. Mr. Weisberg is a former prosecutor, so he is well aware of what you will face should your case proceed to court, and he has the legal prowess to proactively counter the tactics that the prosecution may use. Contact the Law Offices of Andrew M. Weisberg today to arrange for an initial evaluation of your case.

 

Theft Attorney Chicago – If you’ve been arrested, no matter how straightforward or complex the charge, Andrew M. Weisberg is a theft attorney in Chicago known for tough, aggressive defense. A former felony prosecutor, Attorney Weisberg has extensive experience in handling all types of criminal cases, from sex offenses and violent crimes to theft-related crimes and traffic violations. To contact Mr. Weisberg, visit https://www.chicagocriminallawyer.com/, call the office at 312.854.7004 or call his cell phone 24/7 at 773.908.9811 or Text LAWYER to 25827 for a prompt call back. The initial consultation is free.

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