Reasoning for consolidating theft offenses
*Cross references--Application of certain ordinances to parking lots, private property, etc., 1-10; offenses involving minors and alcoholic beverages, 3-4; housing discrimination, 12-1; solicitation upon private premises without invitation, 13-1; parades, 22-111 et seq.; driving while intoxicated, 24-81; snow emergencies, 24-201 et seq. Benefit shall mean any gain or advantage to the beneficiary including any gain or advantage to another person pursuant to the desire or consent of the beneficiary. (a) A person is guilty of compounding a felony if he accepts or agrees to accept any pecuniary benefit or other reward or promise thereof, as consideration for: (1) Refraining from seeking prosecution of an offender; or (2) Refraining from reporting to law enforcement authorities the commission of any felony or information relating to a felony. Secreting or holding him in a place where he is not likely to be found; or b. Residency may be shown by, among other evidence, receipt of mail at the premises or identification of the premises as a residence on a driver's license, vehicle registration, or other document. Aid or assist shall mean knowingly to give or lend money or credit to be used for, or to make possible or available, or to further activity thus aided or assisted. (d) As used in this section, unless the context otherwise requires: (1) Restrain shall mean to restrict a person's movement in such a manner as to interfere substantially with his liberty: a. If the person is under the age of eighteen (18) years or incompetent, without the consent of the relative, person, or institution having lawful custody of him; and (2) Abduct shall mean to restrain a person with intent to prevent his liberation by: a. A residence may include more than one location and may be mobile or transitory. (4) Established a residence after July 1, 2006 and the public or nonpublic elementary or secondary school or child care facility within five hundred (500) feet of the person's permanent residence was established after the person's initial date of residence at that location. If any provision of this ordinance or its application to any person or circumstances shall be held invalid, the remainder of the ordinance, or the application or the provisions to other persons or circumstances, shall not be affected.
Voluntary act shall mean an act performed as a result of effort or determination, and includes the possession of property if the actor was aware of his physical possession or control thereof for a sufficient period to have been able to terminate it. (b) When causing a particular result is an element of the crime or offense, a person shall be guilty of an attempt to commit the crime or offense if, acting with the state of mind required to establish liability with respect to the attendant circumstances specified in the definition of the crime or offense, he intentionally engages in conduct which is a substantial step in a course of conduct intended or known to cause such a result. (c) Conduct shall not be considered a substantial step under this section unless it is strongly corroborative of the defendant's criminal intent. (d) Criminal attempt is an offense when the crime or offense attempted is a violation of the provisions of this Code. Recklessly shall mean acting with respect to a material element of an offense when any person disregards a substantial and unjustifiable risk that the material element exists or will result from his conduct. The risk must be of such a nature and degree that, considering the nature and purpose of the actor's conduct and the circumstances known to him, its disregard involves a gross deviation from the standard of conduct that a law-abiding person would observe in the actor's situation. (a) A person shall be guilty of criminal conspiracy if, with intent to promote or facilitate the commission of a felony: (1) He agrees with one or more persons that they or one or more of them shall engage in or solicit the conduct or shall cause or solicit the result specified by the definition of the offense; and (2) He or another person with whom he conspired commits an overt act in pursuance of the conspiracy.