Tools of the trade, whereby 'trade' is used facetiously, e.g.
Cat burglar rats out his techniques for police
Aug 12, 2008 · Serial burglar Ignacio Pena Del Rio gave up his tools of the trade, and on Tuesday had six months shaved off his prison sentence.Pena Del Rio, known as one ...
As stated by another poster, 'tools'. Also 'items, tools, weapons' that could be used to carry out the imputed crime. The items, unless precisely prescribed by law cannot be termed 'illegal'. Likewise, objects cannot have mens rea, either, so the are simply indications, indirect evidence. Consider:
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How can burglars outsmart even state-of-the-art home security alarms? What goes on in their minds before a burglary? What tools do they use to break-in?
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Granted, the domain in these latter examples is not juridical.