Robert Davidson, 46, and Kenneth James, 43, were arraigned yesterday morning in the Boston Municipal Court for allegedly trying to steal and run out of Saks Fifth Avenue with $20,000 worth of designer handbags.
According to the Suffolk County District Attorney’s Office, Davidson and James took 13 Luis Vuitton bags, along with two others, and ran out of the store. A store security guard, however, was able to catch one of the men, while the second man was apprehended in the area shortly thereafter.
In Massachusetts, the crime of Larceny is the defined as the wrongful taking of the property of another. In order to be prosecuted for the crime of Larceny, the prosecutor is required to prove the following:
- That the defendant took and carried away property;
- The property was under the protection or possession of another; and
- That the defendant took the property with the intent to deprive the owner of that property permanently.
A conviction for the crime of Larceny carries up to two years in the House of Corrections or up to five years in state prison.
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