Petty Larceny Definition and Legal Meaning

On this page, you'll find the legal definition and meaning of Petty Larceny, written in plain English, along with examples of how it is used.

What is Petty Larceny?

n.It is theft or srime of money, objects or psomeones property of a small value.It is distinguished from grand larceny which is theft of a bigger value and is punishable with a term in state prison whereas in petit larceny it can be maximum with a term in county jail.