2010 Maryland Code
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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