Burglary and Robbery are serious offenses that are felonies in the state of Utah. If you have been charged with one of these crimes, you should know what the police and prosecutor are alleging.

Burglary is defined in Utah as:

76-6-202. Burglary.

(1) An actor is guilty of burglary who enters or remains unlawfully in a building or any portion of a building with the intent to commit:

(a) a felony;

(b) theft;

(c) an assault on any person;

(d) lewdness, a violation of Subsection 76-9-702(1);

(e) sexual battery, a violation of Subsection 76-9-702(3);

(f) lewdness involving a child, in violation of Section 76-9-702.5; or

(g) voyeurism under Section 76-9-702.7.

(2) Burglary is a third-degree felony unless it was committed in a dwelling, in which event it is a second-degree felony.

(3) A violation of this section is a separate offense from any of the offenses listed in Subsections (1)(a) through (g), and which may be committed by the actor while in the building.

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