Offenses Against Property

ORS 164.272
Unlawful entry into a motor vehicle


A person commits the crime of unlawful entry into a motor vehicle if the person enters a motor vehicle, or any part of a motor vehicle, with the intent to commit a crime.


Unlawful entry into a motor vehicle is a Class A misdemeanor.


As used in this section, “enters” includes, but is not limited to, inserting:


Any part of the body; or


Any object connected with the body. [1995 c.782 §1]
Note: 164.272 (Unlawful entry into a motor vehicle) was enacted into law by the Legislative Assembly but was not added to or made a part of ORS chapter 164 or any series therein by legislative action. See Preface to Oregon Revised Statutes for further explanation.

Notes of Decisions

Crime of unlawful entry into motor vehicle is not lesser included offense of attempted theft in the first degree. State v. Medley, 239 Or App 25, 243 P3d 147 (2010)


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