Category: Robbery

Robbery is a common crime in North Carolina, and the charges against such a crime can vary based on the type of robbery committed. Here’s what you need to know about robbery and the law in North Carolina.

Theft vs. Robbery vs. Burglary

Theft and robbery are similar — they both involve the taking of someone else’s money or property. However, there are some differences between the two.

With theft, the victim need not be present. In the case of robbery, however, the perpetrator takes the property or money directly from a person. [...]

Technology has allowed society to advance in many ways, including security devices such as cameras. Still, even with all the ways technology has given us a sense of security such as being able to see who is outside our door in real-time, it doesn’t eliminate all risk.

WFMY News 2 reported that a woman’s home in Charlotte was almost broken into by armed robbers — caught on tape by her doorbell camera. WCNC Charlotte also detailed a story in which a businesses’ security cameras caught a robbery in progress, but didn’t [...]

Property crimes are those involving physical property. In general, they include stealing, unlawfully entering, and damaging or destroying the property of another. In North Carolina, there are a wide variety of criminal offenses that fall under the umbrella of property crimes. Some of the most common property crimes include arson, burglary, and robbery.

If you are facing property crime charges, it is important to consult with an experienced North Carolina defense attorney as soon as possible to protect your rights and build the best possible defense.

Below, we’re going to detail common property [...]

 

Earlier this month, a North Carolina woman was shot to death in a Charlotte apartment complex during a robbery.

Since the incident happened, three men have been arrested in connection to the murder. All three were charged with murder and robbery with a dangerous weapon, among other offenses.

In our state, robbery with a dangerous weapon is a separate charge from robbery, and has separate penalties – but it’s not the only “different” robbery charge here. There are actually four different types of robbery charges in North Carolina, all listed in Article [...]