The crime of Possession of Destructive Device Materials may apply to any person who possesses any substance, material, or any combination with the intent to make any destructive device any explosive without first obtaining a valid permit. Charges are often filed in conjunction with Destructive Devices charges.
What does the prosecutor have to prove?
1. Defendant possessed a substance, material, or any combination of substances and materials.
2. Defendant possessed the substance or material with the specific intent to make any destructive device or explosive without first obtaining a valid permit to do so. [PC 18720]