Unauthorized Use of Vehicle, common referred to as UUMV or Auto Theft, is when a car is taken without the consent of the owner.
Sec. 31.04. BURGLARY OF VEHICLE. (a) A person commits an offense if he intentionally or knowingly operates another's boat, airplane, or motor-propelled vehicle without the effective consent of the owner.
For individuals arrested for Unauthorized Use of Motor Vehicle, an offense under this section is a state jail felony punishable by up to two years in the state jail and fines.
The most common Unlawful Use of a Vehicle cases and Auto Theft arrests involve stealing a car or joyriding.
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