A Tale of Smart Phones and Their Smart Thieves

Theft of smart phones is on the rise. According to the Federal Communications Commission, four out of 10 robberies in major cities involve smart phones. In 2012, 1.6 million Americans were victims of smart phone thefts.
Does the taking of a smart phone under these circumstances constitute theft in Tennessee? The answer is yes. A […]

Property Theft Breakdown

Many offenses exist in Tennessee that involve the taking of a person’s property. Theft is an all-encompassing term that involves many types of stealing.

Theft is the taking of, or exercising control over, another person’s property without that person’s consent for the purpose of depriving the owner of the property. Theft does not involve the […]