3rd Degree Felonies

Theft

Sec. 31.03.  THEFT.  (a)  A person commits an offense if he unlawfully appropriates property with intent to deprive the owner of property. (b)  Appropriation of property is unlawful if: (1)  it is without the owner's effective consent; (2)  the property is stolen and the actor appropriates the property knowing it was stolen by another;  or (3)  property in the custody… read more →

Graffiti

Sec. 28.08.  GRAFFITI.  (a)  A person commits an offense if, without the effective consent of the owner, the person intentionally or knowingly makes markings, including inscriptions, slogans, drawings, or paintings, on the tangible property of the owner with: (1)  paint; (2)  an indelible marker; or (3)  an etching or engraving device. (b)  Except as provided by Subsection (d), an offense… read more →

Interference with Railroad Property

Sec. 28.07.  INTERFERENCE WITH RAILROAD PROPERTY. (a)  In this section: (1)  "Railroad property" means: (A)  a train, locomotive, railroad car, caboose, work equipment, rolling stock, safety device, switch, or connection that is owned, leased, operated, or possessed by a railroad;  or (B)  a railroad track, rail, bridge, trestle, or right-of-way owned or used by a railroad. (2)  "Tamper" means to… read more →

Criminal Mischief

Sec. 28.03.  CRIMINAL MISCHIEF.  (a)  A person commits an offense if, without the effective consent of the owner: (1)  he intentionally or knowingly damages or destroys the tangible property of the owner; (2)  he intentionally or knowingly tampers with the tangible property of the owner and causes pecuniary loss or substantial inconvenience to the owner or a third person;  or… read more →

Arson

Sec. 28.02.  ARSON.  (a)  A person commits an offense if the person starts a fire, regardless of whether the fire continues after ignition, or causes an explosion with intent to destroy or damage: (1)  any vegetation, fence, or structure on open-space land;  or (2)  any building, habitation, or vehicle: (A)  knowing that it is within the limits of an incorporated… read more →

Violation of Protective Order Preventing Offense Cause by Bias or Prejudice

Sec. 25.071.  VIOLATION OF PROTECTIVE ORDER PREVENTING OFFENSE CAUSED BY BIAS OR PREJUDICE. (a)  A person commits an offense if, in violation of an order issued under Article 6.08, Code of Criminal Procedure, the person knowingly or intentionally: (1)  commits an offense under Title 5 or Section 28.02, 28.03, or 28.08 and commits the offense because of bias or prejudice… read more →

Violations of Certain Court Orders or Conditions of Bond in a Family Violence Case

Sec. 25.07.  VIOLATION OF CERTAIN COURT ORDERS OR CONDITIONS OF BOND IN A FAMILY VIOLENCE CASE. (a)  A person commits an offense if, in violation of a condition of bond set in a family violence case and related to the safety of the victim or the safety of the community, an order issued under Article 17.292, Code of Criminal Procedure,… read more →