New York Grand Larceny 1st Degree Penalties

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  • The maximum penalty is 25 years in prison
  • The minimum penalty is 1 year
  • Jail is mandatory
  • Fine up to $5,000 or double the gain from the crime
  • $300 surcharge, $25 crime victim fee
  • Restitution or reparation
  • Permanent record
  • Felony conviction
  • Possible employment, immigration, and other consequences

Grand Larceny in the first degree is the most serious type of grand larceny that is charged in New York State court.  Because of the severity, a long prison sentence is a very real danger. The technical sentencing is indeterminate meaning that you must do a range, not a specific amount of years. The minimum is 1 to 3 years, the maximum is 8.3 to 25 years.

Often charged when

  • The value of the theft is over $1,000,000