who steals cargo off a truck would be guilty of grand theft under a bill
being considered in California.
AB1814 would apply the
charge of grand theft to anyone who steals more than $400 worth of freight.
The bill, introduced by Assemblywoman Jenny Oropeza, D-Carson,
would apply to any cargo that has been loaded into a trailer, railcar or
cargo container, whether it is awaiting transport or is already in transit.
has received “do pass” recommendations from both the Public Safety Committee
and the Appropriations Committee. It is now before the full House.