Regional Differences

The 14-year-old’s father called the sheriff’s office for assistance after locating his son’s bicycle in the back of a pickup truck parked at the fishing area, according to police. Houseworth and Fuller were fishing in the Kaydeross, police said. They were arrested and charged with petit larceny, a misdemeanor, according to the county sheriff’s office.

In Michigan, we called it petty larceny, but apparently New York is so old, we still call it petit.

via Dudes, where’s my bike? – The Saratoga blog.

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