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TX statute of limitations for theft/shoplifting

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About 25 yrs ago I worked at a drugstore. They allowed us to buy things and have them deducted from our check. My last week of work, I "bought" about $35 worth of things before I left. The items never got deducted from my last paycheck. I have since began a life following Jesus Christ and I wish to make restitution for this money I owe. My question is there a possibility that I may face charges? What is the statute of limitations for something of this nature? I will need to prepare myself for what may come. If you can email me directly that would be best, but I will check back here also. Thanks.



You are well beyond any statute of limitations. I understand your concern and after reading your post a couple of times, I have determined that the mistake was made by the person in charge of bookkeeping, not you. I served on the bench for over 25 years as a judge and I find you absolved of any wrongdoing what so ever. Your former employer has most likely long forgotten about the loss if there was one. If you really want to clear yourself, give the money to a worthy charity such as a group that helps homeless children (one of my frequent donation recipients) and know in your heart that the money is helping someone that truly needs it. In God's eyes, you will have repaid mankind, not just a man. God bless.

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