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Open Organisation of Lockpickers

Discussion in 'Squatting' started by Slingshot Collective, Mar 13, 2017.

  1. Slingshot Collective

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    I always run into situations where lockpicks would be super useful, but have never wanted to risk carrying them and getting a felony warrant for possession of burglary tools with what would otherwise be just another trespass.
     
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    How does the idea of burglary tools actually manifest? If I'm caught with a squirt gun I go down because I'm a felon - no knives or cutting devices. But, what if I'm on a job-site and I have snips? Fine to LE. Walking home from the same job-site with my snips and it's possession of burglary tools?!

    EDIT - I need to learn to carry an Oxford Dictionary with me at all times....
     
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    Unfortunately the guidelines for the police charging you with burglary tools are pretty liberal..I keep all my scrapping tools at my scrapping camp.
     
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    ^^Yeah, no kidding. When I was in MDOC custody last time there were a lot of guys in for possessing burglary tools. Granted they had extensive criminal histories but I find it hard to believe that having bolt cutters is deserving of many years in prison....