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Being In Possession Of Burglary Tool Laws In Delaware

When you are arrested for burglary in Delaware you often face peripheral charges related to burglary. A common secondary charge is typically being in possession of burglary tools.

If you are facing charges for burglary, being in possession of burglary tools or any type of property crime in Delaware you should speak with a Delaware Property Crime Defense Lawyer.

Do not wait to contact Seaford Delaware Burglary Defense Attorneys in the Law Offices of Murray, Phillips & Gay. If you have been arrested for being in possession of burglary tools, call 302-855-9300 to reach our experienced attorneys. You may also email a Delaware Defense Lawyer.


(a) A person is guilty of possession of burglar’s tools or instruments facilitating theft when, under circumstances evidencing an intent to use or knowledge that some other person intends to use the same in the commission of an offense of such character, the person possesses any tool, instrument, or other thing adapted, designed, or commonly used for committing or facilitating:

(1) Offenses involving unlawful entry into or upon premises,

(2) Offenses involving the unlocking, overriding, or disabling of a security device without authorization,

(3) Offenses involving forcible breaking or opening of safes, vending machines, automatic teller machines, lock boxes, gates, doors or any container or depositories of property, or

(4) The offense of identity theft, such as a credit card, driver license or other document issued in a name other than the name of the person who possesses the document.

(b) Possession of burglar’s tools or instruments facilitating theft is a class F felony.

Let A Delaware Burglary Attorney Help You

A conviction possession of burglary tools is a felony in Delaware. If you are arrested on burglary instrument possession charges in Delaware it makes sense to work with a skilled Bethany Beach Delaware Burglary Defense Lawyer. A skilled attorney can help prove your actual intent, which the prosecution will try to focus on. With the help of a Delaware Burglary Instrument Possession Lawyer, you may be able to have the charges reduced or dismissed totally depending on the circumstances of your case.

Call An Attorney

Have an experienced Delaware Property Crime Lawyer on your side. Get strategic and sound defense. They protect your rights throughout the entire legal process.

Contact Delaware Burglary Defense Lawyers in the Law Offices of Murray, Phillips & Gay via email. With many years serving those charged with property crimes in Delaware, our primary mission will be to fight for your rights while attempting to minimize the consequences of your charges.

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