CRIMES AND PUNISHMENTS
18-2404. Prima facie evidence — Theft by lessee. It shall be prima facie evidence that a person knowingly obtains or exerts unauthorized control over property of the owner when a lessee of the personal property of another, leased or rented by written instrument:
(1) Fails or refuses to return such personal property to its owner after the lease or rental agreement has expired:
(a) Within ten (10) days; and
(b) Within forty-eight (48) hours after written demand for return thereof is personally served or given by registered mail delivered to the last known address provided in such lease or rental agreement; or
(2) When the lease or rent of such personal property is obtained by presentation of identification to the lessor or renter thereof which is false, fictitious, or knowingly not current to name, address, place of employment, or other identification.
[18-2404, added 1981, ch. 183, sec. 2, p. 324.]