Simple larceny

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SIMPLE LARCENY. The felonious taking and carrying away the personal goods of another, unattended by acts of violence; it is distinguished from compound larceny, which is the stealing from the person or with violence.

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Burglary, furthermore, is another type of theft that carries a penalty above simple larceny.
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