What Is Possession Of Implements Of Burglary In Oklahoma?

The law covering possession of implements of burglary is 21 O.S. § 1437. This crime is a misdemeanor. It’s illegal for someone who, under circumstances not amounting to a felony, has in his or her possession any dangerous offensive weapon or instrument whatever, or any pick-lock, crow, key, bit, jack, jimmy, nippers, pick, betty, or other implement of burglary, with intent to break and enter any building or part of any building, booth, tent, railroad car, vessel, or other structure or erection and to commit any felony inside of it.

The maximum punishment in the county jail is one year. The maximum fine is $500.

SOURCE: 21 O.S. § 1437 & 21 O.S. § 10

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Current as of: November 20, 2017