Indiana Code Title 35. Criminal Law and Procedure § 35-43-4-2.5

Sec. 2.5 . (a) As used in this section, “motor vehicle” has the meaning set forth in IC 9-13-2-105(a) .

(b) A person who knowingly or intentionally exerts unauthorized control over the motor vehicle of another person, with intent to deprive the owner of:

(1) the vehicle's value or use;  or

(2) a component part (as defined in IC 9-13-2-34 ) of the vehicle;

commits auto theft, a Level 6 felony.

(c) A person who knowingly or intentionally receives, retains, or disposes of a motor vehicle or any part of a motor vehicle of another person that has been the subject of theft commits receiving stolen auto parts, a Level 6 felony.  However, the offense is a Level 5 felony if the person has a prior conviction under this subsection or under subsection (b).


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