Unauthorized Removal of Property
ARE YOU CHARGED WITH UNAUTHORIZED REMOVAL OF PROPERTY or UUV?
WHAT should i do?
If you've been arrested or are being investigated for a UUV, don't say anything to the police except that you want your lawyer present. Don't answer any questions or try to explain anything. And certainly don't try to lie to them. Call Mr. Cleckner for a free consultation and he will answer any questions you have about this process.
NOT SURE WHAT YOU NEED TO DO?
We'd be happy to discuss your options with you. We handle all facets of criminal and jailable traffic defense, and if we can't answer your questions, we'll do some research or find someone who can answer them.
Unauthorized Removal of Property Law
UNAUTHORIZED USE OF PROPERTY
CRIMINAL LAW TITLE 7. THEFT AND RELATED CRIMES SUBTITLE 2. UNLAWFUL USE OF GOODS Md. CRIMINAL LAW Code Ann. § 7-203 (2014) § 7-203. Unauthorized removal of property (a) Prohibited. -- Without the permission of the owner, a person may not take and carry away from the premises or out of the custody of another or use of the other, or the other's agent, or a governmental unit any property, including: (1) a vehicle; (2) a motor vehicle; (3) a vessel; or (4) livestock. (b) Penalty. -- A person who violates this section is guilty of a misdemeanor and on conviction: (1) is subject to imprisonment for not less than 6 months and not exceeding 4 years or a fine not less than $ 50 and not exceeding $ 100 or both; and (2) shall restore the property taken and carried away in violation of this section or, if unable to restore the property, shall pay to the owner the full value of the property. (c) Prohibited defense. -- It is not a defense to this section that the person intends to hold or keep the property for the person's present use and not with the intent of appropriating or converting the property. HISTORY: An. Code 1957, art. 27, § 349; 2002, ch. 26, § 2; 2003, ch. 21, § 1; 2008, ch. 315.