§ 164.015 Theft described
§ 164.025 Consolidation of theft offenses; pleading and proof
§ 164.035 Defenses
§ 164.043 Theft in the third degree
§ 164.045 Theft in the second degree
§ 164.055 Theft in the first degree
§ 164.057 Aggravated theft in the first degree
§ 164.061 Sentence for aggravated theft in the first degree when victim 65 years of age or older
§ 164.063 Disproportionate impact; rules
§ 164.065 Theft of lost, mislaid property
§ 164.075 Extortion
§ 164.085 Theft by deception
§ 164.095 Theft by receiving
§ 164.098 Organized retail theft
§ 164.105 Right of possession
§ 164.115 Value of property
§ 164.125 Theft of services
§ 164.130 Application of ORS 164.125 to telephone or telegraph services; jurisdiction
§ 164.132 Unlawful distribution of cable television equipment
§ 164.135 Unauthorized use of a vehicle
§ 164.138 Criminal possession of a rented or leased motor vehicle
§ 164.140 Criminal possession of rented or leased personal property

Terms Used In Oregon Statutes > Chapter 164 > Theft and Related Offenses

  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Grand jury: agreement providing that a lender will delay exercising its rights (in the case of a mortgage,
  • Indictment: The formal charge issued by a grand jury stating that there is enough evidence that the defendant committed the crime to justify having a trial; it is used primarily for felonies.
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Lease: A contract transferring the use of property or occupancy of land, space, structures, or equipment in consideration of a payment (e.g., rent). Source: OCC
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
  • State Treasury: includes those financial assets the lawful custody of which are vested in the State Treasurer and the office of the State Treasurer relating to the custody of those financial assets. See Oregon Statutes 174.100
  • Testify: Answer questions in court.
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • Violate: includes failure to comply. See Oregon Statutes 174.100