TITLE 11
Criminal Offenses

CHAPTER 11-63
Use of Theft Detection Devices

SECTION 11-63-1


§ 11-63-1 Unlawful use and/or removal of theft detection shielding devices.

(a) A person commits unlawful use of a theft detection shielding device when he or she knowingly manufactures, sells, offers for sale or distributes in any way a laminated or coated bag or device peculiar to and marketed for shielding and intended to shield merchandise from detection by an electronic or magnetic theft alarm sensor.

(b) A person commits unlawful possession of a theft detection shielding device when he or she knowingly possesses any laminated or coated bag or device peculiar to and designed for shielding and intended to shield merchandise from detection by an electronic or magnetic theft alarm sensor, with the intent to commit theft or retail theft.

(c) A person commits unlawful possession of a theft detection device remover when he or she knowingly possesses any tool or device designed to allow the removal of any theft detection device from any merchandise with the intent to use the tool to remove any theft detection device from any merchandise without the permission of the merchant or person owning or holding the merchandise.

(d) A person commits unlawful removal of a theft detection device when he or she intentionally removes the device from merchandise prior to purchase.

History of Section.
(P.L. 2001, ch. 282, § 1.)