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Criminal Law Keyed to Kaplan
People v. Staples
Citation:6 Cal. App. 3d 61, 85 Cal. Rptr. 589 (1970)
While his wife was out of town. Staples rented an office on the floor above a bank vault. He brought tools to the office and began drilling. He kept the tools in the office closet and left the closet keys on the premises . The landlord noticed the tools and reported them to the police. After being arrested, Staples confessed that he had begun trying to get into the vault, however, he gave up on his attempt when his wife returned.
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