Robbery

Robbery crimes can have long lasting affects on you life when you consider that you can face 5-20 years in jail, depending on the degree of Robbery. A criminal attorney can also advise you on the potential probation eligibility issues that can come up with any violent crime conviction.

515.020 Robbery in the first degree. (1) A person is guilty of robbery in the first degree when, in the course of committing theft, he uses or threatens the immediate use of physical force upon another person with intent to accomplish the theft and when he: (a) Causes physical injury to any person who is not a participant in the crime; or (b) Is armed with a deadly weapon; or (c) Uses or threatens the immediate use of a dangerous instrument upon any person who is not a participant in the crime. (2) Robbery in the first degree is a Class B felony.

515.030 Robbery in the second degree. (1) A person is guilty of robbery in the second degree when, in the course of committing theft, he uses or threatens the immediate use of physical force upon another person with intent to accomplish the theft. (2) Robbery in the second degree is a Class C felony.