Burglary – NJSA 2C:18-2

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Burglary – NJSA 2C:18-2

A person is guilty of burglary if, with purpose to commit an offense therein or thereon he:

Enters a research facility, structure, or a separately secured or occupied portion thereof unless the structure was at the time open to the public or the actor is licensed or privileged to enter; or

Surreptitiously remains in a research facility, structure, or a separately secured or occupied portion thereof knowing that he is not licensed or privileged to do so; or

Trespasses in or upon utility company property where public notice prohibiting trespass is given by conspicuous posting, or fencing or other enclosure manifestly designed to exclude intruders

Burglary is a crime of the second degree if in the course of committing the offense, the actor:

Purposely, knowingly or recklessly inflicts, attempts to inflict or threatens to inflict bodily injury to anyone; or

Is armed with or displays what appear to be explosives or a deadly weapon.

Otherwise burglary is a crime of the third degree.

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