Title 11
Criminal Offenses

Chapter 41
Theft, Embezzlement, False Pretenses, and Misappropriation

R.I. Gen. Laws § 11-41-1

§ 11-41-1. Stealing as larceny.

Every person who shall steal any money, goods, or chattels, or any note of the general treasurer of this state for the payment of money, any bank bill, any certificate of any bank or of any public officer or corporation securing the payment of money to any person or certifying it to be due, any certificate of stock in any corporation, any order entitling a person to money or other article, or any bill of exchange, bill of lading, railroad ticket, bond, warrant, obligation, bill, or promissory note for the payment of money, or other valuable property, or any record or paper belonging to any public officer, or any writ, warrant, or other legal process, or any book or part of one containing an account, any receipt for money or other article paid or delivered, any adjustment or document of any kind relating to the payment of money or delivery of any article, any indenture of apprenticeship, or any deed, covenant, indenture, or assurance whatsoever respecting any property, real or personal, shall be deemed guilty of larceny.

History of Section.
G.L. 1896, ch. 279, § 11; C.P.A. 1905, § 1172; G.L. 1909, ch. 345, § 11; P.L. 1915, ch. 1258, § 10; G.L. 1923, ch. 397, § 11; G.L. 1938, ch. 608, § 11; G.L. 1956, § 11-41-1.