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§ 6-206. Breaking and entering motor vehicle--Rogue and vagabond

West's Annotated Code of MarylandCriminal LawEffective: October 1, 2012

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Criminal Law (Refs & Annos)
Title 6. Crimes Against Property
Subtitle 2. Burglary and Related Crimes
Effective: October 1, 2012
MD Code, Criminal Law, § 6-206
Formerly cited as MD CODE Art. 27, § 35
§ 6-206. Breaking and entering motor vehicle--Rogue and vagabond
Prohibited--Possession of burglar's tool
(a) A person may not possess a burglar's tool with the intent to use or allow the use of the burglar's tool in the commission of a crime involving the breaking and entering of a motor vehicle.
Prohibited--Presence in another's vehicle
(b) A person may not be in or on the motor vehicle of another with the intent to commit theft of the motor vehicle or property that is in or on the motor vehicle.
(c) A person who violates this section is guilty of a misdemeanor, shall be considered a rogue and vagabond, and on conviction is subject to imprisonment not exceeding 3 years.


Added by Acts 2002, c. 26, § 2, eff. Oct. 1, 2002. Amended by Acts 2012, c. 382, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2012.
Formerly Art. 27, § 35.

Editors' Notes

Revisor's Note (Acts 2002, c. 26):
This section is new language derived without substantive change from former Art. 27, § 35.
Defined terms: “Break” § 6-201
“Burglar's tool” § 6-201
“Enter” § 6-201
“Person” § 1-101
2012 Legislation
Acts 2012, c. 382, § 1, in subsec. (b), substituted “property that is in or on the motor vehicle” for “property that is in the motor vehicle”.
Former Art. 27, § 35, related to breaking and entering motor vehicles, repealed by Acts 2002, c. 26, § 1.
MD Code, Criminal Law, § 6-206, MD CRIM LAW § 6-206
Current through all emergency effective legislation from the 2020 Regular Session of the General Assembly.
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