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Arrested for Burglary in Wisconsin?
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A Wisconsin Burglary charge is a felony offense, with significant penalties if you are found guilty. The elements of a burglary charge are
- Whoever intentionally enters a building or dwelling, enclosed railroad car, enclosed portion of a ship or vessel, locked and enclosed cargo portion of a truck or trailer, a motor home, or a room within any of the above
- Without consent of the owner
- With intent to steal or commit a felony
The maximum penalty for a Wisconsin burglary charge is 12 years in prison and a $25,000 fine.
Possession of Burglarious Tools – Wisconsin Penalties
- Whoever has in their possession any device or instrumentality
- Intended, designed, or adapted for use in breaking into any depository designed for the safekeeping of valuables or into any building or room, to steal therefrom
The maximum penalty for possession of burglarious tools in Wisconsin is 3 years and 6 months prison and a $10,000 fine
Wisconsin Laws – Entry Into Locked Coin Box
- Whoever intentionally enters a locked coin box of another
- Without consent
- With intent to steal therefrom
The maximum penalty under Wisconsin criminal laws for entry into locked coin box is 9 months jail and a $10,000 fine
Call for a Consultation on Wisconsin Burglary Laws and Charges
If you are facing a charge of burglary in Wisconsin, and want to know what you can do to defend and protect your rights, call me now for a criminal defense legal consultation. I’ll explain the charges, likely penalties, and review your case to see what your options might be for fighting the charges if that’s the smart move. There’s no charge for my initial advice, so you have nothing to lose. Call me now to talk about the case over the phone or to set up a meeting in my Milwaukee office. (888) 828-6041
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