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Sears Shoplifting Offense

Arrested for Shoplifting at Sears in Lawrenceville New Jersey

Sears is one of the oldest department store chains in the United States and has maintained a location at the Quaker Bridge Mall for decades. Like many of the major retailers at the Lawrence Township facility, shoplifting is commonplace. We know this fact well as attorneys that have handled countless theft offenses arising there over the last twenty plus years. Hundreds of individuals are charged with shoplifting at Sears and other stores in the mall every year.

The lawyers at Marshall & Bonus have defending their fair share of permanent residents (e.g. Green Card Holder), Visa Holders (e.g. H-1, H-4, etc.) and citizens charged with shoplifting at Sears. We have extensive experience appearing at the Lawrence Township Municipal Court and in Trenton at the Mercer County Superior Court and, more importantly, a track record of success helping individuals avoid a criminal record for shoplifting. To speak to an attorney about your case, contact our Lawrence Township Office. A lawyer can be reached 24/7 by calling 609–683–8102.

About Sears Quaker Bridge Mall

The address for Sears Quaker Bridge Mall is 300 Quaker Bridge Mall, Lawrenceville, NJ 08648. The telephone for the store is 609-936-2000. To review the official website for this Sears location click here.


When Applies

Monetary Penalty



Disorderly Persons Offense

Less Than $200 in Merchandise

Up to $1,000 Fine;$100 VCCB;$75 SNSF; $33 Court Costs

Up to 6 Months

Community Service of 10 days for a first offense, 15 days for a second offense and up to 25 days for a third offense.

Fourth Degree

$200 but less than $500

Up to $10,000 Fine; $100 VCCB;$75 SNSF; $33 Court Costs

Up to 18 Months


Third Degree

$500 but less than $75,000

Up to $15,000 Fine;$100 VCC;$75 SNSF; $33 Court Costs

Up to 5 Years


Second Degree

Over $75,000

Up to $150,000 Fine; $100 VCCB; $75 SNSF; $33 Court Costs

5-10 Years


Shoplifting Turned Robbery

Use of Physical Force or Threat (Second Degree)

Use of Weapon (First Degree)

Up to $150,000 (2nd Degree); Up to $200,000 (1st Degree); $100 VCCB; $75 SNSF; $33 Court Costs

5-10 for Second Degree & 10-20 for First Degree


Shoplifting Lawyer in Lawrence Township NJ

Sears has an aggressive loss prevention department and store security with sophisticated surveillance throughout the store. If you were targeted for shoplifting and are facing a charge, you need to take this offense seriously. A conviction will leaving you with a criminal record for stealing and this can affect your immigration status, employment and ability to secure a professional license. Our attorneys can assist you by insuring that you have every opportunity to escape ramifications that negatively impact your life. A lawyer at Marshall & Bonus is always available to provide a thorough consultation by calling 609–683–8102. Contact us for the sound guidance from a lawyer that you need.

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103 Carnegie Center, Suite 300 Princeton NJ 08540
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3150 Brunswick Pike, Suite 300, Lawrenceville, NJ 08648

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We serve clients throughout Mercer County, New Jersey — including Trenton, Hamilton, Princeton Borough, West Windsor, East Windsor, Lawrence Township, Robbinsville, Hightstown, Princeton Township, Ewing and Hopewell — and surrounding areas, including Hunterdon County and Burlington County.

If you have been charged with a crime in Mercer County, New Jersey, it is in your interests to talk to an experienced criminal defense lawyer as soon as possible. For a free consultation, you can call our firm 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

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