Theft, or larceny, is defined as the taking of property or something of value without permission of the owner and with the intention of keeping or using the item yourself. Intent is a key element of theft.
Burglary is defined as the unlawful entry into a building for the purpose of committing a crime in it. The crime of burglary includes theft, but could also include arson, vandalism, rape or another criminal act.
Robbery is defined as the crime of taking something from someone else by use of force or the threat or force. It is also known as armed robbery or aggravated robbery if a weapon is used.
Specific terms are defined by state law as to whether the crime is charged as a felony offense or as a misdemeanor. Penalties may include imprisonment, fines, and probation.
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