Can I file criminal theft charges if the person is in jail? 2 Answers as of July 18, 2011

Can I file theft charges if the person is in jail?

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Flores & Lopez Law Firm
Flores & Lopez Law Firm | Joe Lopez
you can if they stole while out of jail... contact a police officer and file charges if they actually stole.
Answer Applies to: Texas
Replied: 7/18/2011
Cynthia Henley, Lawyer
Cynthia Henley, Lawyer | Cynthia Henley
You can make a report to police even if the person who committed the theft is currently in jail. The poilice should make a report which is given to prosecutors who file charges.
Answer Applies to: Texas
Replied: 7/16/2011
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