The crime of Auto Burglary takes place when someone enters a locked automobile or its’s trunk, with the intent to steal the car (Grand Theft Auto) or steal property contained in the car or commit any other felony inside the vehicle. Burglary of an automobile is a within the general crime of Burglary.
What does the prosecutor have to prove?
1. Defendant entered an inhabited building or dwelling, or vehicle.
2. Defendant did so with the specific intent to steal and take away property belonging to another, and to deprive the owner permanently of that property.
2. Defendant did so with the specific intent to commit the crime of burglary.
With probation 0-364 days