Possession of Burglary Tools – What Intent Required?

The prosecution must prove that defendant had “burglary tools” with the intent “to use the tools for the felonious purpose of breaking and entering” a building to commit a felony therein. We find, in our experience, that this intent is often glossed over or simply assumed perhaps because our client was caught shoplifting. To read more about the crime of possession of burglary tools, please click on the following link.



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