Penal Law Section 155 & 165

Larceny charges in New York, specifically in Nassau, Suffolk, Queens, Manhattan and Brooklyn can range from a simple Petit Larceny such as shoplifting all the way up to the much more serious Grand Larceny.

In determining which section of larceny to charge, the value of the goods alleged to have been stolen is generally what comes into play. Specifically, if you steal any property with a value of under $1,000 (money, clothes, personal items, etc) you will be charged with misdemeanor Petit Larceny. If you steal any property with a value of $1,000 or more (money, cars, clothes, jewelry, etc) you will be charged with Grand Larceny. There are circumstances where one can also be charged with criminal possession of stolen property or even robbery, for taking items from another.

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New York State Penal Law Sections involving Larceny & Related Offenses

Article 155 – NY Penal Law

Larceny

  • 155.25: Petit larceny- A MISD
  • 155.30: Grand larceny in the fourth degree-E FELONY
  • 155.35: Grand larceny in the third degree-D FELONY
  • 155.40: Grand larceny in the second degree-C FELONY
  • 155.42: Grand larceny in the first degree-B FELONY
  • 155.43: Aggravated grand larceny of an automated teller machine-C FELONY

Article 160 – NY Penal Law

Robbery

  • 160.05: Robbery in the third degree-D FELONY
  • 160.10: Robbery in the second degree-C FELONY
  • 160.15: Robbery in the first degree- B FELONY

Article 165 – NY Penal Law

Other Offenses Related to Theft

  • 165.00: Misapplication of property-A MISD
  • 165.05: Unauthorized use of a vehicle in the third degree-A MISD
  • 165.06: Unauthorized use of a vehicle in the second degree-E FELONY
  • 165.07: Unlawful use of secret scientific material-E FELONY
  • 165.08: Unauthorized use of a vehicle in the first degree-D FELONY
  • 165.09: Auto stripping in the third degree-A MISD
  • 165.10: Auto stripping in the second degree-E FELONY
  • 165.11: Auto stripping in the first degree-D FELONY
  • 165.15: Theft of services-A MISD
  • 165.16: Unauthorized sale of certain transportation services-B MISD
  • 165.17: Unlawful use of credit card, debit card or public benefit card-A MISD
  • 165.20: Fraudulently obtaining a signature-A MISD
  • 165.25: Jostling-A MISD
  • 165.30: Fraudulent accosting-A MISD
  • 165.35: Fortune telling-B MISD
  • 165.40: Criminal possession of stolen property in the fifth degree-A MISD
  • 165.45: Criminal possession of stolen property in the fourth degree-E FELONY
  • 165.50: Criminal possession of stolen property in the third degree-D FELONY
  • 165.52: Criminal possession of stolen property in the second degree-C FELONY
  • 165.54: Criminal possession of stolen property in the first degree-B FELONY
  • 165.71: Trademark counterfeiting in the third degree-A MISD
  • 165.72: Trademark counterfeiting in the second degree-E FELONY
  • 165.73: Trademark counterfeiting in the first degree-C FELONY

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