Category Archives: Robbery
What Are The Maryland Penalties For Different Robbery Crimes?
The definition of robbery appears at Maryland Code of Criminal Law Section 3-401. Under this section, robbery occurs when the perpetrator: Takes another person’s property; Intends to permanently deprive that person of such property; and Uses force or the threat of force to complete the crime. Section 3-401, clarifies that robbery can include obtaining… Read More »
Police Search For Robber On Maryland’s ‘Most Wanted’ List
Police continue to search for a Maryland woman on the state’s “Most Wanted” list in connection with a string of bank robberies, according to an article by Fox Baltimore. This woman apparently transitioned into bank robbery from a career in exotic dancing. Law enforcement indicated that there are multiple warrants for the arrest of… Read More »
Examining 4 Elements Of Robbery Crimes Under Maryland Law
Robbery is a common law crime that involves unlawfully obtaining another person’s property by way of force or the threat of force. As a reminder, robbery is a felony crime under Maryland Code of Criminal Law Section 3-402. Upon conviction for this offense in Maryland, the applicable punishment includes a maximum prison sentence of… Read More »
Harford County Man Arrested for Robbery & Armed Robbery Crimes
Local law enforcement arrested a 32-year-old man from Harford County for robbery and armed robbery after three incidents in the past month, according to an article by CBS Baltimore. The original incident stemming from this arrest traces back to July 19th. That is when the Harford County man allegedly entered a store in the… Read More »
Maryland Laws Against Robbery, Armed Robbery, and Carjacking
Under Maryland state law, robbery is a crime of violence that involves the use of force or the threat of force. When a perpetrator uses these tactics to steal property or obtain services unlawfully, it qualifies as robbery. There are generally three different categories of robbery crimes in Maryland. Robbery Maryland Code of Criminal… Read More »
How Does Maryland Law Address Different Types of Robbery?
There are four types of robbery in Maryland — robbery, armed robbery, carjacking and armed carjacking. While these four crimes have similar roots, the incarceration periods change dramatically based on the circumstances of the offense. In order to gain a firm grasp on this type of criminal offense in Maryland, the following sections will… Read More »