2010 Maryland Code
CRIMINAL LAW
TITLE 6 - CRIMES AGAINST PROPERTY
Subtitle 2 - Burglary and Related Crimes
Section 6-205 - Burglary in the fourth degree.

§ 6-205. Burglary in the fourth degree.
 

(a)  Prohibited - Breaking and entering dwelling.- A person may not break and enter the dwelling of another. 

(b)  Same - Breaking and entering storehouse.- A person may not break and enter the storehouse of another. 

(c)  Same - Being in or on dwelling, storehouse, or environs.- A person, with the intent to commit theft, may not be in or on: 

(1) the dwelling or storehouse of another; or 

(2) a yard, garden, or other area belonging to the dwelling or storehouse of another. 

(d)  Same - Possession of burglar's tool.- A person may not possess a burglar's tool with the intent to use or allow the use of the burglar's tool in the commission of a violation of this subtitle. 

(e)  Penalty.- A person who violates this section is guilty of the misdemeanor of burglary in the fourth degree and on conviction is subject to imprisonment not exceeding 3 years. 

(f)  Conviction of theft.- A person who is convicted of violating § 7-104 of this article may not also be convicted of violating subsection (c) of this section based on the act establishing the violation of § 7-104 of this article. 
 

[An. Code 1957, art. 27, § 32; 2002, ch. 26, § 2.]   
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