569.170. 1. A person commits the offense of burglary in the second degree when he or she knowingly enters unlawfully or knowingly remains unlawfully in a building or inhabitable structure for the purpose of committing a crime therein.

Terms Used In Missouri Laws 569.170

  • felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Inhabitable structure: includes a ship, trailer, sleeping car, airplane, or other vehicle or structure:

    (a) Where any person lives or carries on business or other calling. See Missouri Laws 569.010 v2

  • person: may extend and be applied to bodies politic and corporate, and to partnerships and other unincorporated associations. See Missouri Laws 1.020

2. The offense of burglary in the second degree is a class D felony.

(L. 1977 S.B. 60, A.L. 2014 S.B. 491)

Effective 1-01-17