Eric McClellan, who is a college basketball player at Gonzaga was recently arrested for shoplifitng. “I went into Nordstrom and stole a couple of shirts,” McClellan says. What may have seemed like a harmless and fun prank turned into a nightmare for McClellan and almost ended his college ...
Costco is currently the largest company (by revenue) in Washington State. The company is headquartered in Issaquah, Washington and did 105 Billion in revenue last year. I have recently representing a large number of Defendants charged with Shoplifting at Costco. While Costco is a compassionate company they take losses very seriously, they also do not want to pass on these charges to other customers in the form of price increases.
Theft in the 3rd Degree in Washington State, aka "Shoplifting" - Compromise of Misdemeanor Explained
For many of my clients charged with Theft in the 3rd degree it is a scary time in their life. They have many questions about the process, but one strategy that is often the first option is a "Compromise of Misdemeanor." Some have been charged with 3rd degree theft or "aka Shoplifting." This mostly occurs at retail locations like: Costco, Home Depot, Macy's, Nordstrom and retail locations inside shopping malls like Bellevue Square.