Petty theft: can range from fine of up to $1,000, a term of imprisonment lasting up to 6 months, or both. grand theft: a term of imprisonment in county jail up to 1 year. A felony sentencing may range between 6 months to 3 years, however if you have prior convictions, these can greatly increase the sentencing, or it may require imprisonment in state prison. A sentencing may include incarceration, fines, probation, and restitution. The conviction will also be on your permanent record for many years.