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Prior Larceny Counts Before Conviction (access required)

A defendant can be convicted of petit larceny, third offense, where the prior larceny offense occurred before the current offense, even if the conviction post-dates the current offense, the Court of Appeals holds. Defendant admits she committed the current larceny but maintains a prior conviction could only enhance her punishment if it was pronounced before the ...