Oklahoma law distinguishes between property crimes and crimes against a person. Burglary and breaking and entering, for example, are generally considered property crimes. Robbery, on the other hand, is a crime against another person.
Types of Robbery
Robbery involves the use of fear or force to take someone else’s property from his or her person or immediate presence. Depending on the circumstances of the case, you may be charged with one of the following types of robbery:
- First-degree robbery occurs when serious bodily injury is inflicted or threatened against the victim. This charge is a felony and can result in a minimum 10-year prison
- Second-degree robbery involves fear or force in the taking of property, but does not include the bodily injury element. Robbery in the second degree is also considered a felony, and conviction can lead to a prison sentence of up to 10 years.
- Armed robbery is attempted or successful robbery of a victim using a dangerous You can be charged with armed robbery even if you used a toy gun or unloaded firearm. This is a felony offense punishable by a minimum five years in prison.
- Conjoint robbery occurs when two or more people commit or attempt a robbery. This charge is also a felony, and the potential penalties include up to 50 years in prison.