Crimes Against Property Copyright, 2000 Charles L. Feer
Crimes Against Property and Habitation Larceny Robbery Burglary Fraud / Embezzlement Forgery Receiving Stolen Property Arson
Larceny A trespassory taking of personal property of another with the intent to deprive. Trespassory taking is the victim’s right of possession Petty Theft: Less than $400.00 Grand Theft: More than $400.00 FOR MORE INFO, P.C. 484
Robbery Taking of personal property of another from his person, or immediate presence, by means of force or fear. –Taking from person - body or clothing –Immediate presence - from any place within the perception of the person’s senses Force: More than is necessary to take possession Fear: Threat of injury to victim or his property.
Car Jacking Robbery in which the property taken was a motor vehicle. –Intent to temporarily deprive the victim is sufficient.
Burglary Entry of a structure With Specific Intent To commit a theft, or A Felony 1st or 2nd Degree: Inhabited, Day / Night FOR MORE INFO. P.C. 460
Embezzlement Wrongful taking of property by one who it was entrusted to. Entrustment given by the property owner for safe keeping. Property - Real or Personal. Mens Rea: Intent to deprive the owner.
Forgery Making of a false document Having legal significance With the intent to defraud. –“Uttering” is the use of a false document to defraud another.
Receiving Stolen Property Buying / Receiving stolen property with actual knowledge that the property is stolen. Concealing, selling or withholding known stolen property. General Intent Crime FOR MORE INFO.P.C. 496
Arson Willfully and maliciously sets fire to, burns, or who aids in such, of any structure, forest land or property. Unlawfully Causing a Fire: Recklessly setting a fire. Arson may be committed against one’s own property if with the intent to defraud. (I.e. Insurance) FOR MORE INFO. P.C. 451