(a) A person commits the crime of stealing if he appropriates property or services of another with the purpose to deprive him of it, either without his consent or by means of deceit or coercion.
(b) Stealing is a class C felony if:
(1) the value of the property or services appropriated is $100 or more;
(2) the actor physically takes the property appropriated from the person of the victim; or
(3) the property appropriated consists of:
(A) any motor vehicle, watercraft or aircraft:
(B) any will or unrecorded deed affecting real property;
(C) any credit card or letter of credit;
(D) any firearms;
(E) any original copy of an act, bill or resolution, introduced or acted upon by the Legislature of the territory of American Samoa:
(F) any pleading, notice, judgment, or any other record or entry of any court of this territory, any other state or territory or of the United States; or
(G) any book of registration or list of qualified electors required by 6.0210: or
(H) any animal other than domesticated dogs or cats; or
(I) any controlled substance as defined by subsection (1) of 13.1001.
(c) All other stealing is a class A misdemeanor.History: 1979, PL 16-43 § 2.
Research Guide: MCC 570.030, 15 ASC 502, 15 ASC 504, 15 ASC 641.