September 14, 2012
- 67 Burglary
- 67I Offenses and Responsibility Therefor
- 67k1 Nature and Elements of Offenses
- 67k2 k. In General.
The elements of burglary of an occupied dwelling are satisfied regardless of whether the occupants are awake or asleep, and regardless or whether there is any direct interaction between the burglar and the victims.
State v. Jones, 44 A.3d 148 (Vt. 2011)
Suggested by Kara Boucher, Principal Attorney Editor, Thomson Reuters