Class A Misdemeanors

Theft of or Tampering with Multichannel Video or Information Services

Sec. 31.12.  THEFT OF OR TAMPERING WITH MULTICHANNEL VIDEO OR INFORMATION SERVICES.  (a)  A person commits an offense if, without the authorization of the multichannel video or information services provider, the person intentionally or knowingly: (1)  makes or maintains a connection, whether physically, electrically, electronically, or inductively, to: (A)  a cable, wire, or other component of or media attached to… read more →

Tampering with Identification Numbers

Sec. 31.11.  TAMPERING WITH IDENTIFICATION NUMBERS.  (a)  A person commits an offense if the person: (1)  knowingly or intentionally removes, alters, or obliterates the serial number or other permanent identification marking on tangible personal property;  or (2)  possesses, sells, or offers for sale tangible personal property and: (A)  the actor knows that the serial number or other permanent identification marking… read more →

Theft of Service

Sec. 31.04.  THEFT OF SERVICE.  (a)  A person commits theft of service if, with intent to avoid payment for service that the actor knows is provided only for compensation: (1)  the actor intentionally or knowingly secures performance of the service by deception, threat, or false token; (2)  having control over the disposition of services of another to which the actor… read more →

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 →

Trespass by Holder of License to Carry Concealed Handgun

Sec. 30.06.  TRESPASS BY HOLDER OF LICENSE TO CARRY CONCEALED HANDGUN. (a)  A license holder commits an offense if the license holder: (1)  carries a handgun under the authority of Subchapter H, Chapter 411, Government Code, on property of another without effective consent;  and (2)  received notice that: (A)  entry on the property by a license holder with a concealed… read more →

Criminal Trespass

Sec. 30.05.  CRIMINAL TRESPASS.  (a)  A person commits an offense if the person enters or remains on or in property of another, including residential land, agricultural land, a recreational vehicle park, a building, or an aircraft or other vehicle, without effective consent and the person: (1)  had notice that the entry was forbidden; or (2)  received notice to depart but… read more →

Burglary of a Coin-Operated or Coin Collection Machines

Sec. 30.03.  BURGLARY OF COIN-OPERATED OR COIN COLLECTION MACHINES. (a)  A person commits an offense if, without the effective consent of the owner, he breaks or enters into any coin-operated machine, coin collection machine, or other coin-operated or coin collection receptacle, contrivance, apparatus, or equipment used for the purpose of providing lawful amusement, sales of goods, services, or other valuable… 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 →