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A person commits a theft when he knowingly:
(A) Obtains or exerts unauthorized control over property of the owner; or
(B) Obtains by deception control over property of the owner; or
(C) Obtains by threat control over property of the owner; or
(D) Obtains control over stolen property knowing the property to have been stolen; or under such circumstances as would reasonably induce him to believe that the property was stolen, and
1. Intends to deprive the owner permanently of the use or benefit of the property, or
2. Knowingly uses, conceals or abandons the property in such manner as to deprive the owner permanently of such use or benefit; or
3. Uses, conceals, or abandons the property knowing such use, concealment or abandonment probably will deprive the owner permanently of such use or benefit. (Ord. 86-3, 2-24-86)
(E) Definitions: The provisions of 720 Illinois Compiled Statutes 5/15-1 entitled "definitions", and any amendments, deletions or additions thereto, are adopted by reference herein as though fully set forth.
PROPERTY: Shall include among other things such recyclable material as glass, paper, plastic and metal deposited for collection by a licensed scavenger who is authorized by the owners of the material to collect same.
SCAVENGER, LICENSED: A person licensed by the village to collect or remove recyclable material or refuse. (Ord. 90-19, 8-27-1990)