(720 ILCS 5/15-2)
(from Ch. 38, par. 15-2)
As used in this Part C, "owner" means a person, other than the offender,
who has possession of or any other interest in the property involved, even
though such interest or possession is unlawful, and without whose consent
the offender has no authority to exert control over the property.
(Source: Laws 1961, p. 1983.)