LARCENY FROM A HOME

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Larceny is the taking of personal property accomplished by fraud or stealth, and with intent to deprive another thereof. Larceny can also occur when a person, who finds lost property, and knows the identity of the true owner, does not make a good faith effort to return to the property. Larceny from a Home is an entry or theft, which is designed to cover the situation in which the accused has stolen property from a house but cannot be convicted of burglary because no evidence of breaking exists. If you or a loved one are facing larceny charges  Oklahoma, you need an experienced criminal defense lawyer.

Oklahoma Statutes

The statute for Larceny from a Home is OKLA. STAT. tit. 21 § 1723, which states that “Any person entering and stealing any money or other thing of value from any house, railroad car, tent, booth or temporary building shall be guilty of larceny from the house. Larceny from the house is a felony.”

Elements of the Crime

In order to be convicted of Larceny from a Home in Oklahoma, the prosecution must prove each of the following elements beyond a reasonable doubt. The criminal defense attorneys at Cannon & Associates are FIERCE ADVOCATES for every client and will hold the government to their burden in your case. In order to be convicted of this crime; the government must prove:

1) Unlawful;

2) Entry;

3) Taking;

4) Carrying away;

5) Personal property;

6) Of another;

7) From a house, railroad car, tent, booth, or temporary building;

8) By fraud or stealth;

9) With the intent to deprive permanently.

Oklahoma Jury Instruction #5-97.

What the Skilled Lawyers at Cannon & Associates Can Do For You

Being charged with Larceny from a Home in Oklahoma is a serious matter. The Oklahoma criminal defense attorneys at Cannon & Associates are Fierce Advocates for Families and Freedom and will fight for you! At Cannon & Associates, we have extensive criminal defense experience, and will be with you every step of the way. We will take care to explain the issues and options to get you to your desired result and support you in this difficult time.

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