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Inference of larcenous intent can be based on missing money (access required)

Where a defendant did not contest the fact that he unlawfully entered the home of another and the homeowner testified that money she left on her dresser was missing after the break-in, the defendant’s conviction was proper because it could be inferred that the defendant intended to, and did, commit larceny. Background In April 2016, Elsie Elaine ...