Aggravated Burglary Law in Louisiana — La R.S. 14:60
Aggravated burglary is the unauthorized entering of any inhabited dwelling, or of any structure, water craft, or movable where a person is present, with the intent to commit a felony or any theft therein, if the offender:
- Is armed with a dangerous weapon; or
- After entering arms himself with a dangerous weapon; or
- Commits a battery upon any person while in such place, or in entering or leaving such place.
Whoever commits the crime of Aggravated Burglary shall be imprisoned at hard labor for not less than 1 to 30 years.
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