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Arkansas Code Title 5. Criminal Offenses § 5-39-202. Breaking or entering

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(a)?A person commits the offense of breaking or entering if for the purpose of committing a theft or felony he or she breaks or enters into any:

(1)?Building, structure, or vehicle;

(2)?Vault, safe, cash register, safety deposit box, or money depository;

(3)?Money vending machine, coin-operated amusement machine, vending machine, or product dispenser;

(4)?Coin telephone or coin box;

(5)?Fare box on a bus; ?or

(6)?Other similar container, apparatus, or equipment.

(b)?It constitutes a separate offense under this section for the breaking or entering into of each separate:

(1)?Building, structure, or vehicle;

(2)?Vault, safe, cash register, safety deposit box, or money depository;

(3)?Money vending machine, coin-operated amusement machine, vending machine, or product dispenser;

(4)?Coin telephone or coin box;

(5)?Fare box on a bus; ?or

(6)?Other similar container, apparatus, or equipment.

(c)?Breaking or entering is a Class D felony.

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