Individuals are charged with the crime of burglary as a result of entering another person's property without their permission and with the intent to commit another felony, such as theft. The type of offense an individual will be charged with can depend on if the property was a residential home or non-residential commercial business.
The types of punishment that an individual may face as a result of being convicted of burglary include jail time, probation, community service, fines and restitution.
An individual that is charged with burglaryshould contact The Newsome Firm right away to evaluate their possible options. This offense can have an ever lasting effect on a individual's life, including a felony record and a possible jail sentence. Due to the seriousness of this type of offense, it is highly recommended that a person hire a criminal defense attorney that will fight on their behalf.