California law defines each crime according to a specific code section. The Penal Code defines the vast majority of the crimes. But the Vehicle Code addresses certain crimes involving cars, motor vehicles and driving. The Health & Safety Code addresses most crimes involving marijuana or narcotics.
|490.5||Petty Theft From A Merchant|
|490.5(A)||Petty Theft: Retail Merchandise/Etc|
|490.5(B)||Theft of Personal Property|