Larceny is a non-violent crime where someone takes another person's property without using force. In the state of Texas, it's also considered larceny to buy or take a stolen good if the recipient doesn't take some kind of action to prove it's not stolen. This offense has a wide range of severity levels from a Class C misdemeanor to a first-degree felony depending on the amount stolen and other circumstances.
In the state of Texas, theft is defined as taking property coupled with an intent to deprive its true owner of it. An individual may also commit theft when he or she takes something from another person that is known to be stolen. A theft may be committed regardless of the value of the item that is taken, but the actual charge against a person may vary depending on at item's value.