Burglary

INDIANA CRIMINAL LAWYER FOR BURGLARY CHARGES

Burglary is a serious crime which is a felony offense in Indiana. Penalties may range from 2 years to 50 years in prison, depending on the particular circumstances of the offense. If you or someone you know has been accused of breaking and entering or any offense related to burglary, it is important to contact a Terre Haute criminal defense attorney as soon as possible for the defense counsel you need.

Burglary involves breaking and entering the building or structure of another person with the intent to commit a felony within. Depending upon the type of property and whether the alleged offender was carrying a deadly weapon, he or she may face A, B, or C felony charges.

INDIANA BURGLARY CHARGES & PENALTIES

  • A Felony Burglary – The person who breaks and enters the building or structure of another person, with intent to commit a felony in that, that results in bodily injury or serious bodily injury commits Burglary, a Class A-Felony.
  • B Felony Burglary – A person who breaks and enters a building or structure of another person, with intent to commit a felony in that, if a person is armed with a deadly weapon, the building or structure is a dwelling or used for religious worship, commits a Class B-Felony.
  • C Felony Burglary – A person who breaks and enters a building or structure of another person, with intent to commit a felony in that, commits Burglary, a Class C-Felony.