Criminal Offenses

Burglary and Breaking and Entering

SECTION 11-8-7

§ 11-8-7. Making, repairing, or possessing burglar tools.

Whoever makes or mends, or does any work connected with the making or reparation of, or has in his or her possession any engine, machine, tool, false key, pick lock, nippers, or implement of any kind adapted and designed for cutting through, forcing, breaking open, or entering a building, room, vault, safe, or other depository, in order to steal from it money or other property, or to commit any other crime, knowing the equipment to be adapted and designed for this purpose, with intent to use or employ, or allow the equipment to be used or employed, for this purpose, shall be imprisoned not more than ten (10) years.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1896, ch. 302, § 1; G.L. 1909, ch. 349, § 42; G.L. 1923, ch. 401, § 42; G.L. 1938, ch. 608, § 8; G.L. 1956, § 11-8-7.)