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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. Grand Larceny is a more severe larceny that happens in two cases: When the property taken has a value over $1,000, or when the property is taken from the person of another regardless of value. If you or a loved one has Grand Larceny charges in Oklahoma you need to retain an experienced criminal defense lawyer.

Oklahoma Statutes

The statute for Grand Larceny is OKLA. STAT. tit. 21 § 1704, which states that “grand larceny is larceny committed in either of the following cases: When the property taken is of value exceeding One Thousand Dollars ($1,000.00); or when such property, although not of value exceeding One Thousand Dollars ($1,000.00), is taken from the person of another. Larceny in other cases is petit larceny.”

Elements of the Crime

In order to be convicted of Grand Larceny 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) taking;

2) carrying away;

3) of personal property, or one or more firearms;

4) of another;

5) valued at more than $1,000 from the person of another;

6) by fraud or stealth;

7) with the intent to deprive permanently.

Oklahoma Jury Instruction #5-93.

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

Being charged with Grand Larceny 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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