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Maryland Code, Criminal Law § 6-205

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(a) A person may not break and enter the dwelling of another.

(b) A person may not break and enter the storehouse of another.

(c) A person, with the intent to commit theft, may not be in or on:

(1) the dwelling or storehouse of another;  or

(2) a yard, garden, or other area belonging to the dwelling or storehouse of another.

(d) A person may not possess a burglar's tool with the intent to use or allow the use of the burglar's tool in the commission of a violation of this subtitle.

(e) A person who violates this section is guilty of the misdemeanor of burglary in the fourth degree and on conviction is subject to imprisonment not exceeding 3 years.

(f) A person who is convicted of violating § 7-104 of this article may not also be convicted of violating subsection (c) of this section based on the act establishing the violation of § 7-104 of this article.

Cite this article: - Maryland Code, Criminal Law § 6-205 - last updated December 31, 2021 |

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