Burglary

Burglary is the crime of entering into anything with the intent to commit a crime, usually theft. A person commits third degree burglary if they enter into any safe, cash register, coin vending machine, or other equipment. Third degree burglary is a felony.

A person commits second degree burglary if they knowingly enter unlawfully into a building or occupied structure with intent to commit a crime. Second degree burglary is a felony and the most common type of burglary charged.

A person commits first degree burglary if they knowingly enter unlawfully into a building or occupied structure with intent to commit a crime, and if while in the building or occupied structure, the person or another participant in the crime assaults or menaces any person, or the person or another participant possesses a deadly weapon. First degree burglary is a felony.

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