Burglary in Florida

When someone has been arrested for burglary in Jacksonville or anywhere in Florida, the possible punishment depends on what was “broken into”. Burglary means that you entered somewhere you did not have a right to be with the intent to commit a crime within. It can with the intent to commit ANY crime, like theft, battery, and arson. The different places you can burglarize are defined below:

Structure – a building of any kind, either temporary or permanent. It has to have a roof over it.

Dwelling – a building or conveyance, including a porch, whether temporary or permanent, which has a roof on it and is designed to have people lodge in it at night.

Conveyance – any motor vehicle, boat, railroad car, airplane.

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