2006 Code of Virginia § 18.2-96 - Petit larceny defined; how punished

18.2-96. Petit larceny defined; how punished.

Any person who:

1. Commits larceny from the person of another of money or other thing ofvalue of less than $5, or

2. Commits simple larceny not from the person of another of goods andchattels of the value of less than $200, except as provided in subdivision(iii) of 18.2-95, shall be deemed guilty of petit larceny, which shall bepunishable as a Class 1 misdemeanor.

(Code 1950, 18.1-101; 1960, c. 358; 1966, c. 247; 1975, cc. 14, 15; 1980,c. 175; 1992, c. 822.)


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