§ 11-47-4. Being armed prima facie evidence of intention.
In the trial of a person for committing or attempting to commit a crime of violence, the fact that he or she was armed with or had available a pistol or revolver without license to carry it, or was armed with or had available a machine gun, shall be prima facie evidence of his or her intention to commit the crime of violence.
(P.L. 1927, ch. 1052, § 2; G.L. 1938, ch. 404, § 2; G.L. 1956, § 11-47-3; G.L., § 11-47-4; P.L. 1959, ch. 75, § 1.)