Shoplifting by Concealing Merchandise

The crime of Shoplifting by Concealing Merchandise is the intentional concealment of any retail merchandise on his/her person with the intent to deprive the merchant of the proceeds or benefit of the merchandise without paying its value.

In order to be convicted of the crime of Shoplifting by Concealing Merchandise, the prosecutor must prove, beyond a reasonable doubt:
  1. That the defendant concealed retail merchandise on his/her person or elsewhere under his/her control;
  2. That the merchandise was owned or possessed by someone other than the defendant; and
  3. That the defendant concealed that merchandise with an intent to deprive the merchant of its possession, use or benefit without having paid full value for it.
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