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RCW 9A.56.030

Theft in the first degree.

(1) A person is guilty of theft in the first degree if he or she commits theft of:

     (a) Property or services which exceed(s) five thousand dollars in value other than a firearm as defined in RCW 9.41.010;

     (b) Property of any value, other than a firearm as defined in RCW 9.41.010 or a motor vehicle, taken from the person of another;

     (c) A search and rescue dog, as defined in RCW 9.91.175, while the search and rescue dog is on duty; or

     (d) Commercial metal property, nonferrous metal property, or private metal property, as those terms are defined in RCW 19.290.010, and the costs of the damage to the owner's property exceed five thousand dollars in value.

     (2) Theft in the first degree is a class B felony.

[2013 c 322 § 2; 2012 c 233 § 2; 2009 c 431 § 7; 2007 c 199 § 3; 2005 c 212 § 2; 1995 c 129 § 11 (Initiative Measure No. 159); 1975 1st ex.s. c 260 § 9A.56.030.]

Notes:

     Applicability -- 2009 c 431: See note following RCW 4.24.230.

     Findings -- Intent -- Short title -- 2007 c 199: See notes following RCW 9A.56.065.

     Findings and intent -- Short title -- Severability -- Captions not law -- 1995 c 129: See notes following RCW 9.94A.510.

Civil action for shoplifting by adults, minors: RCW 4.24.230.

Property crime database, liability: RCW 4.24.340.