Larceny Crimes In Oklahoma

There are other larceny crimes that depend on the facts surrounding the incident. These are Larceny of Property Taken From the Person, Larceny From Person at Night, Grand Larceny in Dwelling House, and Larceny From Building.

Larceny Of Property Taken From The Person

Grand Larceny occurs when property is taken from the person of another. The value of the property does not matter. The maximum punishment in the Department of Corrections is five years if the value of the property is $1,000 or more. If the value of the property is less than $1,000, it is punishable by incarceration in the county jail for not more than one year or by incarceration in the county jail one or more nights or weekends. The maximum fine is $5,000. Restitution must be paid. Voters approved a change to this statute on November 8, 2017 by passing State Question 780. The change went into effect on July 1, 2017.

SOURCE: 21 O.S. § 1704

Larceny From Person At Night

Larceny committed by stealing in the nighttime from the person of another is a felony. The maximum punishment in the Department of Corrections is ten years. The maximum fine is $5,000. Restitution must be paid.

SOURCE: 21 O.S. § 1708

Grand Larceny In Dwelling House

Grand Larceny committed in any dwelling house or vessel is a felony. The maximum punishment in the Department of Corrections is eight years. A “vessel,” when used with reference to shipping, includes ships of all kinds, steamboats, and steamships, canal boats, and every structure adapted to be navigated from place to place.

SOURCES: 21 O.S. § 1707 & 21 O.S. § 98

Larceny From Building

Entering and stealing any money or other thing of value from any house, railroad car, tent, booth, or temporary building is a felony. The maximum punishment in the Department of Corrections is five years.

SOURCES: 21 O.S. § 1723 & 21 O.S. § 1724

Lost Property

It is considered larceny to find lost property under circumstances that give you knowledge or means of inquiry as to the true owner if you appropriate the property to your own use, or to the use of another person who is not entitled to the property, without having first made an effort to find the owner and restore the property to the rightful owner as the circumstances render reasonable and just.

SOURCE: 21 O.S. § 1702

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Current as of: November 20, 2017