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Crimes in Texas

Texas Crimes

Alcohol and Tobacco

Alcohol Beverage Code Violations

Assembling or Operating an Amusement Ride While Intoxicated

Boating While Intoxicated

Driving While Intoxicated

Flying While Intoxicated

Intoxication Assault

Intoxication Manslaughter

Possession of Alcoholic Beverage in Motor Vehicle

Prohibition of the Purchase and Sale of Human Organs

Public Intoxication

Smoking Tobacco

Animal Cruelty

Cruelty to Animals

Dog Fighting

Interference With Police Service Animals



Sexual Assault

Aggravated Assault

Aggravated Sexual Assault

Assault/Family Violence

Injury to a Child, Elderly Individual, or Disabled Individual

Abandoning or Endangering a Child

Deadly Conduct

Terroristic threat

Aiding Suicide

Tampering with a Consumer Product

Leaving a Child in a Vehicle

Harassment by Persons in Certain Correctional Facilities or of Public Servant


Conspiracy and Engaging

in Criminal Activities

Criminal Conspiricy

Engaging in Organized Criminal Activity

Destruction of Property


Criminal Mischief


Interference With Railroad Property

Reckless Damage or Destruction

Disturbing the Peace

Criminal Trespass

Destruction of Flag

Disorderly Conduct

Disrupting Meeting or Procession

Obstructing Highway or Other Passageway


Violation of Protective Order


Acceptance of Honorarium

Breach of Computer Security


Coercion of Public Servant or Voter

Commercial Bribery

Credit Card or Debit Card Abuse

Criminal Simulation

Deceptive Business Practices

False Statement to Obtain Property or Credit


Fraudulent Destruction, Removal, or Concealment of Writing

Fraudulent Transfer of a Motor Vehicle

Fraudulent Use or Possession of Identifying Information

Improper Influence

Insurance Fraud

Issuance of Bad Check

Manufacture, Possession, or Delivery of Unlawful Telecommunications Device

Misapplication of Fiduciary Property or Property of Financial Institution

Money Laundering

Obstruction or Retaliation

Offering Gift to Public Servant

Publication of Telecommunications Access Device

Refusal to Execute Release of Fraudulent Lien or Claim

Rigging Publicly Exhibited Contest

Securing Execution of Document by Deception

Simulating Legal Process

Stealing or Receiving Stolen Check or Similar Sight Order

Tampering With Witness

Theft of Telecommunications Service

Trademark Counterfeiting

Unauthorized Use of Telecommunications Service



Gambling Promotion

Keeping a Gambling Place

Possession of Gambling Device, Equipment, or Paraphernalia

Gang Affiliation

Coercing, Soliciting, or Inducing Gang Membership

Soliciting Membership in a Criminal Street Gang

Violation of Court Order Enjoining Organized Criminal Activity

Interfereing with an Arrest

Bail Jumping and Failure to Appear


Evading Arrest or Detention

Failure to Identify

False Alarm or Report

Hindering Apprehension or Prosecution

Interference With Emergency Telephone Call

Permitting or Facilitating Escape

Resisting Arrest, Search, or Transportation

Silent or Abusive Calls to 9-1-1 Service

Unauthorized Absence From Community Corrections Facility

Invasion of Privacy

Divulgence of Public Communications

Unlawful Interception of Communications


Unlawful Restraint


Aggravated Kidnapping

Unlawful Transport

Trafficking of Persons

Continuous Trafficking of Persons

Murder and Homicide


Capital Murder


Criminally Negligent Homicide

Obstruction of Justice

Abuse of Official Capacity

Aggravated Perjury

False Identification as Peace Officer; Misrepresentation of Property

False Report Regarding Missing Child or Missing Person

False Report to Peace Officer or Law Enforcement Employee

Fraudulent Filing of Financing Statement

Hindering Proceedings by Disorderly Conduct

Impersonating Public Servant

Improper Contact With Victim

Interference With Public Duties

Misuse of Official Information

Official Oppression


Preventing Execution of Civil Process

Tampering With Governmental Record

Tampering With or Fabricating Physical Evidence

Use of Accident Report Information and Other Information for Pecuniary Gain

Violations of the Civil Rights of Person in Custody

Pornography and



Promotion of Prostitution

Aggravated Promotion of Prostitution

Compelling Prostitution

Obscene Display or Distribution

Sale, Distribution, or Display of Harmful Material to Minor

Sexual Performance by a Child

Employment Harmful to Children

Possession or Promotion of Child Pornography

Possession or Delivery

of Controlled Substances


Drug Paraphernalia





Prescription Drugs

Prohibited Substances in Correctional Facility


Other Sex Offenses


Failure to Stop or Report Aggravated Sexual Assault of Child

Homosexual Conduct

Improper Photography or Visual Recording

Improper Sexual Activity With Person in Custody

Indecency With a Child

Indecent Exposure

Prohibited Sexual Conduct

Public Lewdness

Sexual Assault




Terrorist Threat



Burglary of Coin-Operated or Coin Collection Machines

Burglary of Vehicles

Criminal Nonsupport (Child Support)

Tampering With Consumer Product

Tampering With Identification Numbers


Theft By Check

Theft of Service

Theft of Trade Secrets

Unauthorized Use of a Vehicle

Unauthorized Practice of Law

Barratry and Solicitation of Professional Employment

Falsely Holding Oneself Out as a Lawyer

Unauthorized Practice of Law


Components of Explosives

Deadly Weapon in Penal Institution

Discharge of Firearm in Certain Municipalities

Hoax Bombs

Interstate Purchase

Making a Firearm Accessible to a Child

Maps as Evidence of Location or Area

Penalty if Offense Committed Within Weapon-Free School Zone

Places Weapons Prohibited

Possession of a Prohibited Weapon

Taking or Attempting to Take Weapon From Peace Officer

Unlawful Carrying of Handgun by License Holder

Unlawfully Carrying a Weapon

Unlawful Possession of Firearm

Unlawful Possession of Metal or Body Armor by Felon