Maine Revised Statutes

§405. Burglary of motor vehicle

1.    A person is guilty of burglary of a motor vehicle if:
A. The person enters a motor vehicle, knowing that the person is not licensed or privileged to do so, with the intent to commit a crime therein. Violation of this paragraph is a Class D crime; or [2003, c. 711, Pt. A, §4 (NEW).]
B. The person violates paragraph A, and the person forcibly enters a motor vehicle that is locked. Violation of this paragraph is a Class C crime. [2003, c. 711, Pt. A, §4 (NEW).]
[ 2003, c. 711, Pt. A, §4 (RPR) .]
2.   
[ 2003, c. 711, Pt. A, §4 (RP) .]
2-A.    As used in subsection 1, "forcibly" means with the use of a burglar's tool or by the use of physical force that damages or destroys the motor vehicle. "Burglar's tool" means any device described in section 403, subsection 1, paragraph A.
[ 2003, c. 711, Pt. A, §4 (NEW) .]
SECTION HISTORY
1989, c. 263, (NEW). 2003, c. 711, §A4 (RPR).