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Wednesday, September 21, 2011

Robbery and Armed Robbery Defense Attorney in Baltimore County Maryland


Have you been charged or arrested for Robbery, Armed Robbery, or Carjacking in Baltimore County, Maryland?  You need to call the Baltimore County Robbery Defense Attorney, G. Randolph Rice, Jr., Esquire, with the Law Offices of G. Randolph Rice, Jr., LLC, at 410-288-2900 to schedule a free consultation to discuss your case.

Mr. Rice is a former Assistant State's Attorney and has helped clients for years with their Robbery, Armed Robbery, and Carjacking cases in Baltimore County, Maryland.

Below find the Maryland Criminal Statutes that prohibit robbery, armed robbery, and carjacking in Maryland as well as the penalties if convicted of the crime:

Contact Baltimore County based Criminal Defense Attorney G. Randolph Rice, Jr., at 410-288-2900 for immediate legal help.

CRIMINAL LAW  
TITLE 3.  OTHER CRIMES AGAINST THE PERSON  
SUBTITLE 4.  ROBBERY

Md. CRIMINAL LAW Code Ann. § 3-402  (2011)

§ 3-402. Robbery 

   (a) Prohibited. -- A person may not commit or attempt to commit robbery.

(b) Penalty. -- A person who violates this section is guilty of a felony and on conviction is subject to imprisonment not exceeding 15 years.



Contact Baltimore County based Criminal Defense Attorney G. Randolph Rice, Jr., at 410-288-2900 for immediate legal help.



CRIMINAL LAW  
TITLE 3.  OTHER CRIMES AGAINST THE PERSON  
SUBTITLE 4.  ROBBERY

Md. CRIMINAL LAW Code Ann. § 3-403  (2011)

§ 3-403. Robbery with dangerous weapon 

   (a) Prohibited. -- A person may not commit or attempt to commit robbery under § 3-402 of this subtitle:

   (1) with a dangerous weapon; or

   (2) by displaying a written instrument claiming that the person has possession of a dangerous weapon.

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



Contact Baltimore County based Criminal Defense Attorney G. Randolph Rice, Jr., at 410-288-2900 for immediate legal help.



CRIMINAL LAW  
TITLE 3.  OTHER CRIMES AGAINST THE PERSON  
SUBTITLE 4.  ROBBERY

Md. CRIMINAL LAW Code Ann. § 3-405  (2011)

§ 3-405. Carjacking 

   (a) "Motor vehicle" defined. -- In this section, "motor vehicle" has the meaning stated in § 11-135 of the Transportation Article.

(b) Prohibited -- Carjacking. --

   (1) An individual may not take unauthorized possession or control of a motor vehicle from another individual who actually possesses the motor vehicle, by force or violence, or by putting that individual in fear through intimidation or threat of force or violence.

   (2) A violation of this subsection is carjacking.

(c) Prohibited -- Armed carjacking. --

   (1) A person may not employ or display a dangerous weapon during the commission of a carjacking.

   (2) A violation of this subsection is armed carjacking.

(d) Penalty. -- A person who violates this section is guilty of a felony and on conviction is subject to imprisonment not exceeding 30 years.

(e) Sentencing. -- A sentence imposed under this section may be separate from and consecutive to a sentence for any other crime that arises from the conduct underlying the carjacking or armed carjacking.

(f) Prohibited defense. -- It is not a defense under this section that the defendant did not intend to permanently deprive the owner or possessor of the motor vehicle.


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