(1) A person commits the crime of mail theft or receipt of stolen mail if the person intentionally:
(a) Takes or, by fraud or deception, obtains mail from a post office, postal station, mail receptacle, authorized depository or mail carrier;
(b) Takes from mail any article contained therein;
(c) Secretes, embezzles or destroys mail or any article contained therein;
(d) Takes or, by fraud or deception, obtains mail that has been delivered to or left for collection on or adjacent to a mail receptacle or authorized depository; or
(e) Buys, receives, conceals or possesses mail or any article contained therein knowing that the mail or article has been unlawfully taken or obtained.
(2) Mail theft or receipt of stolen mail is a Class C felony. [1999 c.920 §2; 2008 c.14 §10; 2009 c.660 §§9,14]
Note: See note under 164.160 (Definitions).