N.Y. Penal Law Section 140.25
Burglary in the second degree

A person is guilty of burglary in the second degree when he knowingly enters or remains unlawfully in a building with intent to commit a crime therein, and when:


In effecting entry or while in the building or in immediate flight therefrom, he or another participant in the crime:


Is armed with explosives or a deadly weapon; or


Causes physical injury to any person who is not a participant in the crime; or


Uses or threatens the immediate use of a dangerous instrument; or


Displays what appears to be a pistol, revolver, rifle, shotgun, machine gun or other firearm; or


The building is a dwelling. Burglary in the second degree is a class C felony.

Source: Section 140.25 — Burglary in the second degree, https://www.­nysenate.­gov/legislation/laws/PEN/140.­25 (updated Sep. 22, 2014; accessed Jun. 15, 2024).

Jun. 15, 2024

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Sep. 22, 2014

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