Arizona law prohibits individuals from using another person's vehicle without their permission. This type of crime is called theft of means of transportation. An individual can be charged with this type of offense if they steal, take or use another person's vehicle without their permission. In addition, if a person buys or uses a vehicle that they know or should know was stolen or illegally obtained, they can also be charged under the auto theft statute.
The type of punishment that an individual may receive if convicted of this type of offense includes imprisonment, probation, community service, fines and a felony record.
An individual that is charged with arson should contactThe Newsome Firmright away to evaluate their possible options. This offense can have an ever lasting effect on a individual's life, including a felony record and a possible jail sentence. Due to the seriousness of this type of offense, it is highly recommended that a person hire a criminal defense attorney that will fight on their behalf.