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what the minimum and max stenence for burglary

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what the minimum and max stenence for burglary?

It all depends upon the sentencing guidelines, your prior history record, and the events of this particular burglary - was there a gun used, where the owners home, how much money/value was taked - etc.

 

Can you give some particulars?

Customer: replied 8 years ago.
no one home, no gun used, prior history misdamenors
How many misdemeanors and what were the misdemeanors for and how long ago were they?
Customer: replied 8 years ago.
I'm a criminal justice student. I have to write a short story on a fictional person who was fond guilty of burglary. so lets say he has been in trouble for disturbing the peace, and fighting with his grilfriend
It can be from 6 months probation to the maximum penalty for burglary is 14 years imprisonment if committed in a dwelling and 10 years otherwise. Section 4 of the Crime (Sentences) Act 1997 specifies a minimum 3 year prison sentence for third-time domestic burglary unless exceptional circumstances apply. Higher courts have consistently upheld lengthy custodial sentences for burglaries of dwellings.
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