Aggravated burglary is the unauthorized entry of any inhabited dwelling, or of any structure, water craft, movable, structure, where a person is present, with the intent to commit a felony or theft therein, if the offender is armed with a dangerous weapon, after entering the offender arms himself with a dangerous weapon, or commits a battery on any person while in such structure. The potential penalty is not less than one or more than 30 years.
Simple burglary is the unauthorized entry of any dwelling, vehicle, watercraft, or other structure, movable or immovable, or any cemetery, with the intent to commit a felony or any theft therein, other than as set forth in the Aggravated Burglary statute. structure with the intent to commit a felony or theft therein. It is punishable by imprisonment up to 12 years.
Simple Burglary of an Inhabited Dwelling
Simple burglary of an inhabited dwelling is the unauthorized entry of an in habited dwelling with the intent to commit a felony or theft therein. And it is punishable by imprisonment for not less than one or more than 12 years.
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