2006 Code of Virginia § 18.2-89 - Burglary; how punished

18.2-89. Burglary; how punished.

If any person break and enter the dwelling house of another in the nighttimewith intent to commit a felony or any larceny therein, he shall be guilty ofburglary, punishable as a Class 3 felony; provided, however, that if suchperson was armed with a deadly weapon at the time of such entry, he shall beguilty of a Class 2 felony.

(Code 1950, 18.1-86; 1960, c. 358; 1975, cc. 14, 15.)

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