Efforts to Raise Virginia’s Felony Grand Larceny Threshold May Still Fall Short

Chap Petersen

State Senator Chap Petersen, D-Fairfax, believes Virginia’s threshold for felony grand larceny is too low, and hopes this is the year that changes. (Credit: Steve Helber / AP)

Should shoplifters be charged with a felony for stealing something as expensive as a pair of designer jeans? That’s one of the issues lawmakers are battling over this year in Richmond. Michael Pope has the story.

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