Texas Theft Crimes have mostly been combined into a single Theft offense in the Texas Penal Code. Texas does not have separate offenses for “larceny,” “embezzlement,” “theft by false pretext,” “extortion” or “receiving or concealing stolen property.” These offenses were consolidated into the singular “Theft” offense. Learn more about the general Theft offense
However, there are also several other offenses that involve the act of theft, such as Robbery and Burglary. In addition, there are a few other more specialized theft offense.
The list below includes Theft Crimes in Texas and crimes involving Theft.
- PC 29.02 – Robbery
- PC 29.03 – Aggravated Robbery
- PC 30.02 – Burglary
- PC 30.03 – Burglary of Coin-Operated or Coin Collection Machines
- PC 30.04 – Burglary of Vehicles
- PC 31.03 – Theft
- PC 31.04 – Theft of Service
- PC 31.05 – Theft of Trade Secrets
- PC 31.07 – Unauthorized Use of a Vehicle
- PC 31.20 – Mail Theft *effective September 1, 2019
- PC 32.24 – Stealing or Receiving Stolen Check or Similar Sight Order
Many Texas White Collar Crimes also involve a theft-like element.