Glossary - L

Larceny-Theft
The unlawful taking, carrying, leading, or riding away of property from the possession or constructive possession of another.
Constructive possession is the condition in which a person does not have physical custody or possession, but is in a position to exercise dominion or control over a thing.
Liquor law violations
The violation of state or local laws or ordinances prohibiting the manufacture, sale, purchase, transportation, possession, or use of alcoholic beverages, not including driving under the influence and drunkenness. Include in this classification: the manufacture, sale, transporting, furnishing, possessing, etc., of intoxicating liquor maintaining unlawful drinking places bootlegging operating still furnishing liquor to a minor or intemperate person underage possession using a vehicle for illegal transportation of liquor drinking on train or public conveyance and attempts to commit any of the above.