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Property Crimes: Burglary of a Vehicle


Burglary of a Vehicle: Property Crime Attorneys

Burglary of a Vehicle - Property Crime - Attorneys

Legal Definition:

Burglary of a vehicle is when a person enters any vehicle with the intent to commit a theft or a felony.

Burglary of a Vehicle

Utah Code §76-6-204

Degree

Burglary of a vehicle is a class A misdemeanor.

Elements

A defendant commits a class A misdemeanor burglary of a vehicle when they enter any vehicle with intent to commit a felony or theft is guilty burglary of a vehicle.

Fine

Class A misdemeanor: A fine not to exceed $2,500, plus a 90% surcharge.
(Utah Code Ann. §76-3-301(1)(c), Utah Code Ann. §51-9-401)

Restitution

The court may order the accused to pay restitution if convicted of this crime.
(Utah Code Ann. §77-38a-301)

Imprisonment

Class A misdemeanor: A term of in jail not to exceed 1 year.
(Utah Code Ann. §76-3-204(1))

DNA Specimen Analysis

A defendant convicted of a class A misdemeanor burglary of a vehicle must provide a DNA specimen.
(Utah Code Ann. §53-10-403(2))


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