Chapter 21: Crimes And Punishments

PART II.--PROHIBITED CONDUCT

Article 37: Crimes Against Property

Statute 21-3715: Burglary. Burglary is knowingly and without authority entering into or remaining within any:

      (a)   Building, manufactured home, mobile home, tent or other structure which is a dwelling, with intent to commit a felony, theft or sexual battery therein;

      (b)   building, manufactured home, mobile home, tent or other structure which is not a dwelling, with intent to commit a felony, theft or sexual battery therein; or

      (c)   motor vehicle, aircraft, watercraft, railroad car or other means of conveyance of persons or property, with intent to commit a felony, theft or sexual battery therein.

      Burglary as described in subsection (a) is a severity level 7, person felony. Burglary as described in subsection (b) is a severity level 7, nonperson felony. Burglary as described in subsection (c) is a severity level 9, nonperson felony.

      History:   L. 1969, ch. 180, § 21-3715; L. 1989, ch. 92, § 21; L. 1991, ch. 33, § 28; L. 1992, ch. 298, § 44; L. 1993, ch. 291, § 74; July 1.