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State Larceny and Theft Laws

The terms theft and larceny are often viewed interchangeably, but each state has its own specific theft or larceny statutes with corresponding degrees of severity and penalties. Please choose a state from the map or the list below for state-specific definitions and statutes for theft and larceny, including in-depth overviews of select states' theft/larceny offenses, penalties, and more.

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