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2017 Maryland Code
Title 6 - Crimes Against Property
Subtitle 2 - Burglary and Related Crimes
§ 6-210. Charging document
Universal Citation: MD Crim Law Code § 6-210 (2017)
- (a) In general. -- An indictment, information, warrant, or other charging document for burglary or another crime under this subtitle is sufficient if it substantially states:
"(name of defendant) on (date) in (county) did break and enter (describe property) or (describe other crime) in violation of (section violated) against the peace, government, and dignity of the State.".
- (b) Bill of particulars. -- If the general form of indictment or information described in subsection (a) of this section is used to charge a crime under this subtitle in a case in the circuit court, the defendant, on timely demand, is entitled to a bill of particulars.
- (c) Lesser included crimes of burglary in the first degree. -- A person charged with a violation of § 6-202 of this subtitle may be convicted of a violation of § 6-204 or § 6-205(a) of this subtitle.
- (d) Lesser included crimes of burglary in the second degree. -- A person charged with a violation of § 6-203 of this subtitle may be convicted of a violation of § 6-205(b) of this subtitle.
- (e) Lesser included crimes of burglary in the third degree. -- A person charged with a violation of § 6-204 of this subtitle may be convicted of a violation of § 6-205(a) of this subtitle.
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