What Is Engaging In Organized Criminal Activity?

by Richard Jones  - May 23, 2023

What Is Engaging In Organized Criminal Activity?

– RJ, Texas


Engaging in organized activity (EOCA) is when three or more persons work together to commit a crime. EOCA also requires that they be working together to commit a specific crime or series of crimes. For example the three persons could be burglarizing cars.

One could work as a lookout and two could break into the car. The effect of being charged with EOCA is to raise the punishment by one level. Thus a Class “A”misdemeanor becomes a state jail felony.

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