Rhode Island Robbery Attorney
Maximum Incarceration time: Imprisonment for life.
Maximum Fine: $15,000.00
Robbery is a serious crime, it's the taking of property from another by the use of threats or by force. It is the use of force or threats that make robbery a much more serious crime that theft and is even more serious if a weapon is used during the execution of a robbery.
There are 4 contributing factors to the classification of robbery, a person is classified a guity of committing robbery if he/she takes property from its rightful owner, act’s without the owners permission, intends to steal property and uses force or intimidation against the owner.
A more serious type of robbery is aggravated robbery and that is the execution of a robbery with aggravated factors:
- use of a deadly weapon
- inflicting serious bodily harm
A deadly weapon can be any weapon used to seriously injure or kill. Guns and knives are some of the more common deadly weapons used in the execution of aggravated robbery.
The following is a list of applicable Rhode Island state laws:
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