Title 16, Chapter 8, Section 7
(a) A person commits the offense of theft by receiving stolen
property when he receives, disposes of, or retains stolen property
which he knows or should know was stolen unless the property is
received, disposed of, or retained with intent to restore it to the
owner. "Receiving" means acquiring possession or control or lending
on the security of the property.
(b) In any prosecution under this Code section it shall not be
necessary to show a conviction of the principal thief.