2018 Maryland Code
Criminal Law
Title 6 - Crimes Against Property
Subtitle 2 - Burglary and Related Crimes
§ 6-203. Burglary in the second degree

  • (a) Prohibited -- Breaking and entering with intent to commit theft, violence, or arson. -- A person may not break and enter the storehouse of another with the intent to commit theft, a crime of violence, or arson in the second degree.

  • (b) Prohibited -- Breaking and entering with intent to steal firearm. -- A person may not break and enter the storehouse of another with the intent to steal, take, or carry away a firearm.

  • (c) Penalty. -- A person who violates this section is guilty of the felony of burglary in the second degree and on conviction is subject to:

    • (1) for a violation of subsection (a) of this section, imprisonment not exceeding 15 years; and

    • (2) for a violation of subsection (b) of this section, imprisonment not exceeding 20 years or a fine not exceeding $ 10,000 or both.

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