Receiving And Concealing Stolen Property

Elements of Offense - Ann Arbor, MI - Washtenaw County

The offense of Receiving and Concealing Stolen Property is a misdemeanor or felony offense punishable by between 93 days in the Washtenaw County jail or up to 10 years imprisonment in the Michigan Department of Corrections, depending on the circumstances of the case.

A person shall not buy, receive, possess, conceal, or money, goods, or property knowing, or having reason to believe that the money, goods, or property is stolen, embezzled, or converted. The punishment for Receiving and Concealing Stolen Property depends on the amount of stolen property received and/or concealed, as noted below.

A person who commits the crime of Receiving and Concealing Stolen Property valued at $20,000.00 or more is guilty of a felony punishable by imprisonment for up to 10 years and/or a fine of up to $15,000.00 or 3 times the value of the property received, whichever is greater. A person convicted of this offense in Washtenaw County will typically be sentenced to 1-3 years in prison.

A person who commits the crime of Receiving and Concealing Stolen Property valued at between $1,000.00 and $20,000.00 is guilty of a felony punishable by imprisonment for up to 5 years and/or a fine of up to $10,000.00 or 3 times the value of the property received, whichever is greater. A person convicted of this offense in Washtenaw County will typically be sentenced to 1-6 months in the Washtenaw County jail with 3 years of supervised probation with jail work program or community service.

A person who commits the crime of Receiving and Concealing Stolen Property valued at between $200.00 and $1,000.00 is guilty of a misdemeanor punishable by jail time for up to 1 year and/or a fine of up to $2,000.00 or 3 times the value of the property received, whichever is greater. A person convicted of this offense in Washtenaw County will typically be sentenced to 2 years of supervised probation with jail work program or community service.

A person who commits the crime of Receiving and Concealing Stolen Property valued at less than $200.00 is guilty of a misdemeanor punishable by jail time for up to 93 days and/or a fine of up to $500.00 or 3 times the value of the property received, whichever is greater. A person convicted of this offense in Washtenaw County will typically be sentenced to 1-2 years of supervised probation with jail work program or community service.