What are Chop Shop Investigations?
In 2016, Arizona ranked 8th in the nation for overall vehicle thefts, often times with the vehicles ending up in Chop Shops, where they are dismantled so that the parts can be sold or used to repair other stolen vehicles. Chop Shop investigations are very serious as they have been linked to the growing issues of human and drug trafficking. Penalties for involvement in Chop Shops can range from class 2 to a class 4 felony.
According to A.R.S. §13-4702 Chop Shop involvement includes the following:
We Can Help With Your Defense Related to a Chop Shop Investigation
With such harsh consequences it is critical to obtain experienced legal representation as soon as possible. The defense attorneys at Gallagher & Kennedy have extensive experience in all facets of Chop Shop investigations. Our attorneys bring invaluable insight and experience to your case, and we work diligently to ensure that we can achieve the best outcome for your situation. Gallagher & Kennedy attorneys will provide an aggressive defense strategy tailored to your individual needs with discreet and professional representation.
If you have been charged in connection with a Chop Shop investigation in Arizona, you may be facing severe penalties if convicted. To discuss your legal options with an experienced Arizona criminal defense lawyer, contact the attorneys of Gallagher & Kennedy, by calling (602) 510-9999 today.
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