2022 Maryland Statutes
Criminal Law
Title 6 - Crimes Against Property
Subtitle 2 - Burglary and Related Crimes
Section 6-205 - Burglary in the Fourth Degree

    (a)    A person may not break and enter the dwelling of another.

    (b)    A person may not break and enter the storehouse of another.

    (c)    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)    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)    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)    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.

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