Pastrami Thief

December 5, 2012

  • 234 Larceny
  • 234II Prosecution and Punishment
  • 234II(D) Sentence and Punishment
  • 234k87 Nature and Extent of Punishment
  • 234k88 k. In general.

234 LarcenyWhere theft of a piece of pastrami was first offense of defendant, and the pastrami was valued at only 75 cents, sentence of imprisonment for six months was excessive, and would be modified by reduction to period of imprisonment which defendant had already served.
People v. Tiven, 26 N.Y.S.2d 653