- Criminal possession of stolen property in the fifth degree is a Class A misdemeanor.
- Knowingly possessing stolen property for your own benefit will bring this charge.
- The fact that the person who stole the property was not charged or convicted is no defense.
- The theft of the property having occurred out of state is not a defense of this crime.
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