According to Florida Statute 812, Robbery” means the taking of money or other property which may be the subject of larceny from the person or custody of another, with intent to either permanently or temporarily deprive the person or the owner of the money or other property, when in the course of the taking there is the use of force, violence, assault, or putting in fear.
Robbery is a violent felony offense. In Florida, a robbery without the possession or use of a weapon is a second degree felony punishable by up to 15 years in prison. If you have been arrested on suspicion of robbery, the law office of Michael Mirrer can provide you with powerful defense counsel.
Penalties for Armed Robbery
Armed robbery is a form of robbery that involves the use or possession of deadly weapon, or firearm while committing the crime. Armed robbery is a felony offense in Florida, and a conviction is punishable by up to life in prison, depending on the specific circumstances.
Criminal charges and penalties that a defendant may face for armed robbery in Florida:
- Carrying a firearm or other deadly weapon while committing robbery is a first-degree felony, punishable by up to life imprisonment if convicted.
- Carrying a weapon while committing robbery is a first-degree felony, punishable by up to 30 years in state prison and a fine of up to $10,000.
- Armed robbery is a second-degree felony, punishable by up to 15 years in prison and a fine of up to $10,000.
In addition to prison time and hefty fines, a defendant will have to deal with a ruined reputation, damage to their personal relationships, limited job, financial, and housing opportunities in the future.
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Ronald Chapman practices criminal defense in both State and Federal Courts within the State of Florida. Since 1990, Mr. Chapman has been representing people accused of committing various types of crimes. If you are facing criminal charges in Florida, Ronald Chapman can help.
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