1. The Laws of New York
  2. Consolidated Laws
  3. Penal
  4. Part 3: Specific Offenses
  5. Title J: Offenses Involving Theft
  6. Article 165: Other Offenses Relating To Theft


Section 165.40 Criminal possession of stolen property in the fifth degree

Penal (PEN)

  A person is guilty of criminal possession of stolen property in the fifth degree when he knowingly possesses stolen property, with intent to benefit himself or a person other than an owner thereof or to impede the recovery by an owner thereof.

  Criminal possession of stolen property in the fifth degree is a class A misdemeanor.