A person who intentionally deactivates or removes a theft detection device from a product before purchase is guilty of unlawful deactivation or removal of theft detection device.
ESSENTIAL ELEMENTS OF OFFENSE
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,
2. The Defendant, ______________________________,
4. Deactivated or removed a theft detection device from a product before purchase.
[Insert relevant definitions, NDCC 12.1-02-02, 12.1-23-10]
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