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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.