14-51 First and second degree burglary
14-51.2 Home, workplace, and motor vehicle protection; presumption of fear of death or serious bodily harm
14-51.3 Use of force in defense of person; relief from criminal or civil liability
14-51.4 Justification for defensive force not available
14-52 Punishment for burglary
14-53 Breaking out of dwelling house burglary
14-54 Breaking or entering buildings generally
14-54.1 Breaking or entering a building that is a place of religious worship
14-55 Preparation to commit burglary or other housebreakings
14-56 Breaking or entering into or breaking out of railroad cars, motor vehicles, trailers, aircraft, boats, or other watercraft
14-56.1 Breaking into or forcibly opening coin- or currency-operated machines
14-56.2 Damaging or destroying coin- or currency-operated machines
14-56.3 Breaking into paper currency machines
14-56.4 Preparation to commit breaking or entering into motor vehicles
14-57 Burglary with explosives

Terms Used In North Carolina General Statutes > Chapter 14 > Article 14

  • Bail: Security given for the release of a criminal defendant or witness from legal custody (usually in the form of money) to secure his/her appearance on the day and time appointed.
  • Common law: The legal system that originated in England and is now in use in the United States. It is based on judicial decisions rather than legislative action.
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • following: when used by way of reference to any section of a statute, shall be construed to mean the section next preceding or next following that in which such reference is made; unless when some other section is expressly designated in such reference. See North Carolina General Statutes 12-3
  • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
  • property: shall include all property, both real and personal. See North Carolina General Statutes 12-3
  • state: when applied to the different parts of the United States, shall be construed to extend to and include the District of Columbia and the several territories, so called; and the words "United States" shall be construed to include the said district and territories and all dependencies. See North Carolina General Statutes 12-3
  • United States: shall be construed to include the said district and territories and all dependencies. See North Carolina General Statutes 12-3