A person who, knowing that the owner does not consent, willfully takes, operates, or exercises control over another’s automobile, train, aircraft, motorcycle, motorboat, or other motor-propelled vehicle, is guilty of Unauthorized Use of a Vehicle.
ESSENTIAL ELEMENTS OF OFFENSE CHARGED
The State’s burden of proof is satisfied if the evidence shows, beyond a reasonable doubt, the following essential elements:
1) On or about [month] [day] [year], in [County], North Dakota, the Defendant, _______________, willfully took, operated, or exercised control over a certain [automobile] [train] [aircraft] [motorcycle] [motorboat] [other motor propelled vehicle] namely, _______________, belonging to _______________; (
2) The Defendant knew then that the owner did not consent[.] [; and] [
3) The Defendant did not then reasonably believe that the owner would have consented had the owner known of the Defendant's conduct.] [
4) The value of the use of the vehicle and the cost of retrieval and restoration exceeded five hundred dollars.]
DEFINITIONS [Insert relevant definitions. NDCC 12.1-02-02.]