Burglary

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Missouri Criminal Law Statutes Excerpt

“A person commits the crime of burglary in the first degree if he knowingly enters unlawfully or knowingly remains unlawfully in a building or inhabitable structure for the purpose of committing a crime therein, and when in effecting entry or while in the building or inhabitable structure, or in immediate flight therefrom, he or another participant in the crime: (1) Is armed with explosives or a deadly weapon or; (2) Causes or threatens immediate physical injury to any person who is not a participant in the crime; or (3) There is present in the structure another person who is not a participant in the crime.”

Burglary in the second degree is a class C felony in Missouri.

Burglary, second degree.

” A person commits the crime of burglary in the second degree when he knowingly enters unlawfully or knowingly remains unlawfully in a building or inhabitable structure for the purpose of committing a crime therein.”

Burglary in the first degree is a class B felony in Missouri.

Burglary, first degree.

Same definition as second degree, and additionally:

  • person is armed;
  • person causes or threatens injury to another;
  • another person present in the building.
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