Is stealing a gun a felony in Florida?
Yes, stealing a gun or firearm is considered a felony in Florida. In fact, according to the Florida Statute § 812.014(2)(c), a gun or firearm theft constitutes a third-degree felony. A person charged with a third-degree felony faces a potential prison sentence of up to five years, plus a maximum fine of $5,000.
The state classifies theft offenses as either misdemeanors or felonies. The deciding factor in most cases is the value of the item or money stolen. However, the theft of a gun is always a felony, no matter how much the firearm is worth.