Third Degree Burglary
If you break into any locked container, such as vaults and safes, with the intent to commit a crime, you can be charged with third degree burglary.
Second Degree Burglary
If you break and enter into any building with the objective of committing a crime, you will be charged with Second Degree Burglary. Usually Second Degree Burglary charges come with several different charges such as rape, sexual assault, or theft. Your Denver criminal defense attorney will need to assess all aspects of your case so as to avoid maximum punishments from being enforced.
First Degree Burglary
If you break and enter into any building and assault or intend to assault a person during the burglary process, you can be charged with First Degree Burglary. First degree burglary is considered a felony in the state of Colorado and carries mandatory prison time.