ARS 13-1506 states that third degree burglary is a class 4 felony offense in the state of Arizona. If convicted of a class 4 felony, a first time offender can receive 2.5 years in prison as part of their sentence. An individual with a criminal record or prior convictions can sometimes receive a prison sentence that is longer than 2.5 years, depending on the circumstances involved in their case. In any event, it is critical for both first time offenders and those with prior criminal records to consult with a Phoenix burglary defense attorney if they have been arrested or charged with any type of burglary crime in Arizona. Contact the law firm of JacksonWhite immediately to schedule your free and confidential consultation. Call 480-818-9943.
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In Arizona, third degree burglary is classified as a class 4 felony offense and 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:
Under Arizona law, burglary is a severe criminal offense. Arizona law defines burglary as entering someone else’s property with the intent to commit any theft or felony thereon. The law also recognizes the following three different types of Arizona burglary crimes: Third degree burglary – An individual can face charges for third degree burglary if he or she enters/remains in or on a nonresidential structure or in a fenced commercial/residential yard unlawfully, with the intent to commit theft or any other type of felony. Second degree burglary – An individual can face charges for second degree burglary if he or
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