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Protecting Your Future

Robbery

Robbery is defined as the taking of money or other property from the person or custody of another with the intent to permanently or temporarily deprive the person of that money or property by force, violence, assault or putting in fear.

Robbery with a firearm is punishable by life in prison. Robbery with any other type of weapon is punishable by up to 30 years in prison.

Robbery with no firearm or weapon is a second degree felony punishable by up to 15 years.

A Home Invasion robbery where a person enters the home of another is a first degree felony punishable by life if there was any kind of weapon used. Carjacking, which is basically robbery where a car is taken. In these cases,it is a life felony if any sort of weapon was used. it is a 1st degree felony punishable by 30 years if no weapon was used.