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Experienced San Diego Robbery Attorney - Call Best Affordable Robbery Defense Law Firm 619.493.1207 For Representation
One need to have an experienced San Diego robbery lawyer on their side when accused of a crime. This is where our team aka The San Diego Criminal Defense Pros comes in to provide great help. Penal Code 211 provides that robbery is defined as the felonious taking of personal property in the possession of another, from his person or immediate presence, and against his will, accomplished by means of force or fear.
The fear mentioned above may be either (1) the fear of an unlawful injury to the person or property of the person robbed, or of any relative of his or member of his family; or (2) the fear of an immediate and unlawful injury to the person or property of anyone in the company of the person robbed at the time of the robbery.
Degree & Punishment for Robbery Offenses Under California Law
Penal Code 212.5 provides the different degrees of robbery. Every robbery of any person who is performing his or her duties as an operator of any bus, taxi, cable car, streetcar, trackless trolley, or other vehicle, every robbery of any passenger which is perpetrated on any of these vehicles, and every robbery which is perpetrated in an inhabited dwelling house, a vessel which is inhabited and designed for inhabitation, an inhabited floating home, a trailer coach which is inhabited, or the inhabited portion of any other building is robbery in the 1st degree.
Also, every robbery of any person while using an ATM machine or immediately after the person has used an ATM machine and is in the vicinity of the machine is robbery of the 1st degree. All kinds of robbery other than those listed above are of the 2nd degree.
1st Degree Robbery
s punishable by three, six, or nine years in prison when the defendant, voluntarily acting in concert with 2 or more other persons, commits the robbery within an inhabited dwelling as described above. Any other 1st degree robbery is punishable in prison for two, three, or five years.
2nd Degree Robbery
Second degree robbery is punishable by imprisonment in the state prison for two, three, or five years.
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