The Elements of a Crime

The Elements of a Crime

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Max is in a tight situation, he is expecting a child soon and doesn't have enough money to get the items that the baby will need. He enlists his friends to help him rob a bank.His friend John lets him borrow a get away car and store it in his shop after the robbery. His friend Jack helps to drive the getaway car and look out during the robbery. Then Brad lets him and Jack stay at his house after the robbery to hide out. John is the accomplice before hand, Brad is the accomplice after hand. Accomplice liability falls under the Mens Rea for the two of these men by aiding those who committed the crime itself, Actus Reus is present for these two when they find the getaway car at John's shop and the two criminals at Brad's house. Jack is the principle in 2nd degree because he aided in the crime and was present when the crime took place. Max is the principle in the first degree because he planned the crime, committed the crime, and was then caught with the evidence of all the supplies and the money from the bank.

Storyboard Text

  • Awesome thanks! Jack and I are about to go get all our gear (masks, clothes and weapon), we'll see you in a bit
  • It's all set Brad, John said we can use his car, can Jack and I come back and stay here for a few days after we drop the car off?
  • Yeah man no problem! I'll even help you count the cash!
  • Give me all the money or I'll shoot everyone in here!
  • Max hurry up before the cops show up, I have the car waiting!
  • Oh No!
  • Max: John, I'm really low on money and I have a kid on the way, I was thinking about robbing a bank but wouldn't want to use my own car for this. John:No problem man, take mine and we can park it at the shop afterwards. Max: Thanks man.
  • Max: We did it man, I cant believe it! Jack: We aren't finished yet, we got to hide John's car at his shop and get back to Brad's place before anyone see's us. Max: Yeah, you're right. Let's hurry.
  • Max: Oh no, how could they already find us! Jack: There's no way! Brad: They caught us guys!
  • This was too easy! I'm sure you all will find plenty of time to forgive your buddy with all the spare time you'll have on your hands in here
  • I'm sorry guys!
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