2016 New Mexico Statutes
Chapter 20 - Military Affairs
Article 12 - Code of Military Justice
Section 20-12-52 - Larceny and wrongful appropriation.

NM Stat § 20-12-52 (2016) What's This?

20-12-52. Larceny and wrongful appropriation.

A. Any person subject to Chapter 20 NMSA 1978 who wrongfully takes, obtains or withholds, by any means, from the possession of the owner or of any other person any money, personal property or article of value of any kind:

(1) with intent permanently to deprive or defraud another person of the use and benefit of property or to appropriate it to his own use or the use of any person other than the owner, steals that property and is guilty of larceny; or

(2) with intent temporarily to deprive or defraud another person of the use and benefit of property or to appropriate it to his own use or the use of any person other than the owner;

is guilty of wrongful appropriation.

B. Any person found guilty of larceny or wrongful appropriation shall be punished as a court-martial may direct.

History: 1978 Comp., 20-12-52, enacted by Laws 1989, ch. 337, 51.

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