Vehicle Theft Conspiracy
A person commits vehicle theft conspiracy when, with intent to commit the offense of Possession of a Stolen Motor Vehicle, he agrees with another person to commit the offense. No person may be convicted of vehicle theft conspiracy unless an overt act in furtherance of such an agreement is alleged and proved to have been committed by him or by a co conspirator, and the accused is part of a common plan or scheme to engage in the unlawful activity.
It is not be a defense to vehicle theft conspiracy that the person or persons with whom the accused is alleged to have conspired, has not been prosecuted or convicted, has been convicted of a different offense, is not amenable to justice, has been acquitted, or lacked the capacity to commit an offense.
Vehicle theft conspiracy when the underlying offense is Possession of a Stolen Motor Vehicle is a Class 2 Felony punishable by 3 to 7 years in the state penitentiary.
Vehicle theft conspiracy when the underlying offense is Aggravated Possession of a Stolen Motor Vehicle is a Class 1 Felony punishable by 4 to 15 years in the state penitentiary.