In Arizona, third degree burglary is classified as a class 4 felony offense and is punishable by a sentence of 1.5 to 3 years in prison. ARS 13-1506 provides the following definition of third degree burglary offenses in Arizona:
“A person commits burglary in the third degree by entering or remaining unlawfully in or on a nonresidential structure or in a fenced commercial or residential yard with the intent to commit any theft or any felony therein.”
In some burglary cases, individuals can also face additional charges for the possession of burglary tools or criminal trespass. Therefore, it is important for any person accused of third degree burglary to consult with a private criminal defense attorney. An attorney can assess your case to look for any weak spots in the prosecution’s charge. To schedule a free and confidential consultation with a JacksonWhite criminal defense attorney contact our office 24/7 at 480-818-9943.