Missouri statutes state that it’s an offense to hinder another person’s legal ownership of his own goods in the event that one receives the goods that he or she knows has been stolen or even thinks that the property has been stolen (Lippman & Mathew, 2010). The basis of any prosecution is that one had knowledge or believe that the goods that he or she received were stolen. If he or she has a trail of being in possession of stolen property in more than one occurrence. If one has been in a similar form of transaction in a year prior, then that means he had knowledge of the illegal transaction.
Purchasing property on a price that was way below the market price (Lippman & Mathew, 2010). It’s a class C offense if the price range of the stolen goods is between five hundred dollars and twenty-five thousand dollars if the property was physically acquired from the legal owner. Class c felony includes illegal ownership of firearms, credit cards, motor vehicles, airplanes, will affecting a real property or an explosive in accordance with section 571.010. Unlawful ownership of the national flag of the United States displayed in public buildings and illegal possession of an original copy of the bill or acts (Ray, Katherine, Brown &Leanne 2001).
Furthermore, possessing stolen property in the types of having voters book or any registration book, illegal possession of livestock in accordance with section 144.10 (Ray, Katherine, Brown &Leanne 2001). Unlawful possession of livestock, wildlife held under permit, commercial live fish valued at more than seventy-five thousand dollars, controlled substances like anhydrous ammonia, or any past document valued at an excess of five hundred dollars. A class B felony includes if the person being in illegal possession of animals worth more than three thousand dollars. Class b misdemeanors one must serve 80% of his sentence before being eligible for the parole or probation (Ray, Katherine, Brown &Leanne 2001).