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What is the punishment for burglary? | Denver Criminal Defense Attorney

Punishment ranges for burglary can be confusing, and are directly linked to the facts and circumstances surrounding the crime.

Type Class Incarceration Parole Fine
First Degree Burglary Class 3 Felony 4 – 12 years 5 years $3,000 – $750,000
Second Degree Burglary Class 4 Felony* 2 – 6 years 3 years $2,000 – $500,000
Third Degree Burglary Class 5 Felony** 1 – 3 years 2 years $1,000 – $100,000
Possession of Burglary Tools Class 5 Felony 1 – 3 years 2 years $1,000 – $100,000

 

* Class 3 felony if burglary is of a dwelling or residence or the objective of the theft is a controlled substance.

** Class 4 felony if objective of theft is a controlled substance.