It shall be unlawful for any person to purposely or knowingly shoplift by taking possession of any goods, wares, or merchandise displayed or offered for sale by any store or other mercantile establishment without the consent of the owner or seller and with the intention of converting the goods to the taker's own use without having paid the purchase price of the goods.
A person found guilty of a violation of this section shall be subject to a fine of not more than five hundred dollars ($500.00), and imprisonment of up to six (6) months in the County Jail. (Ord. 2018-07, 5-1-2018)