Armed Robbery / Attempted Armed Robbery / Firearm — Louisiana

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Armed Robbery in Louisiana — La R.S. 14:64

 

 Armed Robbery Louisiana LawArmed Robbery is the taking of anything of value belonging to another from the person of another or that is in the immediate control of another, by use of force or intimidation, while armed with a dangerous weapon.

Whoever commits the crime of armed robbery shall be imprisoned at hard labor for 10 – 99 years, without benefit of parole, probation, or suspension of sentence.

 

 

Armed Robbery with a Firearm — La. R.S. 14:64.3

When the dangerous weapon used in the commission of the crime of armed robbery is a firearm, the offender shall be imprisoned at hard labor for an additional period of 5 years without benefit of parole, probation, or suspension of sentence.  The additional penalty imposed pursuant to this Subsection shall be served consecutively to the sentence imposed above.

When the dangerous weapon used in the commission of the crime of Attempted Armed Robbery is a firearm, the offender shall be imprisoned  at hard labor for an additional period of 5 years without benefit of parole, probation, or suspension of sentence.  The additional penalty imposed pursuant to this Subsection shall be served consecutively to the sentence imposed above.

 

Armed Robbery is a Crime of Violence under La Revised Statutes.

 

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