Another Use for Dental Floss

September 19, 2013

  • 67 Burglary
  • 67I Offenses and Responsibility Therefor
  • 67k1 Nature and Elements of Offenses
  • 67k9 Breaking and Entry
  • 67k9(2) k. What Constitutes Entry.

67 BurglaryBreaking or entering statute did not require that defendant enter money vending machine physically with any part of his body rather than by use of tool and, thus, defendant’s use of dental floss glued to dollar bill to retrieve bill after machine gave change was sufficient entry of machine to support conviction.
Smith v. State, 884 S.W.2d 632 (Ark. App. 1994)