§11-8-1.1  Attempted breaking and entering. –

Published: 2015

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Criminal Offenses


Burglary and Breaking and Entering

SECTION 11-8-1.1

   § 11-8-1.1  Attempted breaking and

entering. –

(a) Whoever attempts to commit the breaking and entering of any structure as

set out in §§ 11-8-2, 11-8-2.1, 11-8-2.2, 11-8-2.3, 11-8-3, 11-8-4 or

11-8-5.1 by doing any overt act toward the commission of the offense while in

the curtilage of the structure, but fails in its perpetration, shall, unless

otherwise provided, suffer the same punishment which might have been imposed if

the attempted offense had been committed.

   (b) An "overt act" is defined as any act of an individual by

which the individual physically attempts to gain entrance into a type of

structure set forth in the sections listed in subsection (a) of this section.

History of Section.

(P.L. 1982, ch. 288, § 1; P.L. 1987, ch. 87, § 2.)