(a) The theft of property that exceeds five hundred dollars ($500) in value but does not exceed one thousand four hundred and ninety-nine dollars ($1,499) in value, and which is not taken from the person of another, constitutes theft of property in the third degree.

Terms Used In Alabama Code 13A-8-4.1

  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • person: includes a corporation as well as a natural person. See Alabama Code 30-3D-608
  • property: Any money, tangible or intangible personal property, property (whether real or personal) the location of which can be changed (including things growing on, affixed to, or found in land and documents, although the rights represented hereby have no physical location), contract right, chose-in-action, interest in a claim to wealth, credit, or any other article or thing of value of any kind. See Alabama Code 45-41-170
  • value: The market value of the property at the time and place of the criminal act. See Alabama Code 45-41-170

(b) Theft of property in the third degree is a Class D felony.

(c) The theft of a credit card or a debit card, regardless of its value, constitutes theft of property in the third degree.

(Act 2015-185, §6.)