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Wednesday, September 21, 2011

Burglary Statues in Maryland, Baltimore County Criminal Defense Attorney




Have you been charged with Burglary in Baltimore County, Maryland?  Contact the Baltimore County Burglary Attorney, G. Randolph Rice, Jr., Esquire, at 410-288-2900 with the Law Offices of G. Randolph Rice, Jr., LLC.

Below find the applicable Criminal Law Burglary Statutes for Maryland as well as the penalties for Burglary in Maryland.

Contact a Baltimore County Burglary Defense Attorney at 410-288-2900 for immediate help.

CRIMINAL LAW  
TITLE 6.  CRIMES AGAINST PROPERTY  
SUBTITLE 2.  BURGLARY AND RELATED CRIMES

Md. CRIMINAL LAW Code Ann. § 6-202  (2011)

§ 6-202. Burglary in the first degree 

   (a) Prohibited. -- A person may not break and enter the dwelling of another with the intent to commit theft or a crime of violence.

(b) Penalty. -- A person who violates this section is guilty of the felony of burglary in the first degree and on conviction is subject to imprisonment not exceeding 20 years.


Contact a Baltimore County Burglary Defense Attorney at 410-288-2900 for immediate help.



CRIMINAL LAW  
TITLE 6.  CRIMES AGAINST PROPERTY  
SUBTITLE 2.  BURGLARY AND RELATED CRIMES

Md. CRIMINAL LAW Code Ann. § 6-203  (2011)

§ 6-203. Burglary in the second degree 

   (a) Prohibited -- Breaking and entering with intent to commit theft, violence, or arson. -- A person may not break and enter the storehouse of another with the intent to commit theft, a crime of violence, or arson in the second degree.

(b) Same -- Breaking and entering with intent to steal firearm. -- A person may not break and enter the storehouse of another with the intent to steal, take, or carry away a firearm.

(c) Penalty. -- A person who violates this section is guilty of the felony of burglary in the second degree and on conviction is subject to:

   (1) for a violation of subsection (a) of this section, imprisonment not exceeding 15 years; and

   (2) for a violation of subsection (b) of this section, imprisonment not exceeding 20 years or a fine not exceeding $ 10,000 or both.


Contact a Baltimore County Burglary Defense Attorney at 410-288-2900 for immediate help.




CRIMINAL LAW  
TITLE 6.  CRIMES AGAINST PROPERTY  
SUBTITLE 2.  BURGLARY AND RELATED CRIMES

Md. CRIMINAL LAW Code Ann. § 6-204  (2011)

§ 6-204. Burglary in the third degree 

   (a) Prohibited. -- A person may not break and enter the dwelling of another with the intent to commit a crime.

(b) Penalty. -- A person who violates this section is guilty of the felony of burglary in the third degree and on conviction is subject to imprisonment not exceeding 10 years.



CRIMINAL LAW  
TITLE 6.  CRIMES AGAINST PROPERTY  
SUBTITLE 2.  BURGLARY AND RELATED CRIMES

Md. CRIMINAL LAW Code Ann. § 6-205  (2011)

Contact a Baltimore County Burglary Defense Attorney at 410-288-2900 for immediate help.


§ 6-205. Burglary in the fourth degree 

   (a) Prohibited -- Breaking and entering dwelling. -- A person may not break and enter the dwelling of another.


(b) Same -- Breaking and entering storehouse. -- A person may not break and enter the storehouse of another.

(c) Same -- Being in or on dwelling, storehouse, or environs. -- A person, with the intent to commit theft, may not be in or on:

   (1) the dwelling or storehouse of another; or

   (2) a yard, garden, or other area belonging to the dwelling or storehouse of another.

(d) Same -- Possession of burglar's tool. -- A person may not possess a burglar's tool with the intent to use or allow the use of the burglar's tool in the commission of a violation of this subtitle.

(e) Penalty. -- A person who violates this section is guilty of the misdemeanor of burglary in the fourth degree and on conviction is subject to imprisonment not exceeding 3 years.

(f) Conviction of theft. -- A person who is convicted of violating § 7-104 of this article may not also be convicted of violating subsection (c) of this section based on the act establishing the violation of § 7-104 of this article.