I got caught trying to steal 148 dollars worth of merchandise from a sport chalet in California. I didn't have any id or anything on me. I have to go to court soon and I have been very anxious. I cant afford a lawyer or even to have one provided for me because I know they charge you to have one. I also gave everyone my correct information but I gave them a wrong first (only) name because I was so scared and my name was the only thing I wanted kept private because cops are ALWAYS douche bags when they use your name. This one totally was one. I did play the game with him and acted all submissive and cried so he would feel like I was no threat. I want to know what the fines I'm looking at are going to run. For shoplifting 148$ worth, and for giving false info to a peace officer. I would love to plea bargan, but don't you need a lawyer, and you have to go back to court again? advice would be priceless right now, just like my pocket.