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Felony larceny under North Carolina General Statute 14-72(a) or North Carolina General Statute 14-81 occurs when a person (1) takes (2) personal property (3) in the possession of another and (4) carries it away (5) without the consent of the possessor and (6) with the intent to deprive the possessor of its use permanently (7) knowing that he or she was not entitled to it and (8) the larceny was (a) of property worth more than $1,000, (b) from the person, (c) committed pursuant to burglary, breaking out of a dwelling, breaking or entering a building, breaking or entering a building that is a place of religious worship, or burglary with explosives, (d) of an explosive or incendiary device, (e) of a firearm, (f) of a record or paper in the custody of the North Carolina State Archives, or (g) of a horse, mule, swine, cattle or dog.
Felony larceny is a class H felony with a maximum punishment under the law of 39 months incarceration. The only exception is larceny of a dog which is a class I felony with a maximum punishment under the law of 24 months incarceration.