AUTO THEFT CHARGES IN NEVADA
Reno Juvenile Crime Attorneys
In Nevada, auto theft charges can have serious penalties for adult and juvenile offenders. Joey Gilbert Law represents clients in criminal and juvenile court, and has extensive experience helping clients in auto theft cases. If your child has been charged with auto theft, our Reno juvenile crime lawyers can provide legal advice and representation to help you seek a positive outcome. Contact our office today for a free consultation.
What You Need to Know About Juvenile Auto Theft
Under Nevada law, auto theft, also known as larceny of a motor vehicle, carries serious penalties. Depending on the severity of the situation and the value of the vehicle stolen, these include imprisonment, fines, and restitution. Larceny of a motor vehicle occurs when a person intentionally steals a motor vehicle and deprives the owner of it.
In Nevada, auto theft may involve a variety of situations, including:
- Hotwiring a vehicle
- Stealing keys and taking a vehicle
- Towing a vehicle with the intent to steal it
- Putting a vehicle in neutral and rolling it away
- Breaking into or damaging a vehicle