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Theft of livestock in the first degree.

(1) Every person who, with intent to sell or exchange and to deprive or defraud the lawful owner thereof, willfully takes, leads, or transports away, conceals, withholds, slaughters, or otherwise appropriates any horse, mule, cow, heifer, bull, steer, swine, goat, or sheep is guilty of theft of livestock in the first degree.
(2) Theft of livestock in the first degree is a class B felony.


IntentEffective date2003 c 53: See notes following RCW 2.48.180.
Severability1986 c 257: See note following RCW 9A.56.010.
Effective date1986 c 257 §§ 17-35: See note following RCW 9.94A.030.
Action by owner of damaged or stolen livestock: RCW 4.24.320.
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