Have you been charged with armed robbery in Maryland? You probably have a lot of questions about what the State of Maryland must prove to convict you of armed robbery in Maryland. We’ve put together the laws and penalties for armed robbery in Maryland. Attorney Randolph Rice is a former Assistant State’s Attorney and has been defending individuals charged with armed robbery since 2009. He has represented thousands of clients and in the various District and Circuit Courts in Maryland. If you’ve been charged with Armed Robbery in Maryland, call the office today to schedule a free consultation.
Maryland Armed Robbery Laws
The Maryland Armed Robbery laws are contained in Maryland Criminal Law Code Annotated §3-403. That statute states:
§ 3-403. Robbery with dangerous weapon
(a) Prohibited. — A person may not commit or attempt to commit robbery under § 3-402 of this subtitle:
(1) with a dangerous weapon; or
(2) by displaying a written instrument claiming that the person has possession of a dangerous weapon.
Penalty for Armed Robbery in Maryland
The penalty for armed robbery in Maryland is also contained in Maryland Criminal Law Code Annotated §3-403 and states for the penalty for robbery with a dangerous weapon:
(b) Penalty. — A person who violates this section is guilty of a felony and on conviction is subject to imprisonment not exceeding 20 years.
Armed Robbery Felony or Misdemeanor?
Armed Robbery is classified as a felony in Maryland
Armed Robbery Defense Attorneys in Maryland
If you’ve been charged with armed robbery in Maryland or robbery with a dangerous weapon, call the office today to schedule a free consultation. We will present the best defense to any criminal charges in Maryland. Don’t go to Court with an experienced and trusted criminal defense lawyer, call us today for immediate legal help. Call 410.288.2900 for immediate legal help in Maryland.