Under California Penal Code 211, robbery is described as "the felonious taking of personal property in the possession of another, from his person or immediate presence, and against his will, accomplished by means of force or fear".
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According to Penal Code 459, robbery can take the form of burglary.
A burglary occurs when someone breaks into a residence while the occupants are inside, with the intent to commit a felony or a theft. The crime of burglary is committed merely by entering the residence with the requisite criminal intent, even if the intended crime is never completed.
Robbery & Burglary Bail Bonds Costs in San Diego County
In San Diego County, the bail amounts for robbery and burglary are set in a Bail Schedule. After an arrest, initially, the Police or Sheriff Department will set the bail according to the Schedule. When the arrestees remain in jail until they appear in court and are seen by a judge, the bail will be set at the bail hearing and the judge will decide if he or she should raise or lower the bail amount. The judge can raise the bail amount or can even refuse bail.
The bail amounts for robbery and burglary can range from $20,000 to $100,000, but the bail can skyrocket to $1 million for very serious offenses.
To be convicted of robbery or burglary, the prosecution must show the presence of specific conditions. So, it's important for an arrested person to get out of jail and prepare a strong defense. Get in touch with an experienced bail bond agent in San Diego, Vista or Santee today to learn more.Pre-approved in 5 minutes »
How Much Time in Jail Can Someone Get for Robbery & Burglary in San Diego County?
For a first-degree robbery, the defendant may be facing:
- 3, 4, or 6 years in California state prison
- A fine of up to $10,000
For a first-degree burglary, the defendant may be facing:
- 2, 4, or 6 years in California state prison
- A fine of up to $10,000
Robbery in San Diego County: Case Examples
- The defendant, a 21-year-old man, robbed a Chinese man. He was arrested and pleaded not guilty to the charge. Police had no objection to bail and the defendant was placed on $70,000 bail.
- The defendant was arrested in connection with an armed robbery at a jewelry shop and was later released on bail.
- A robber held up a bank, demanding money but not displaying any weapons, after which he fled the scene. His identity was established as his picture was quickly recognized by detectives and the public that followed the police station's social media accounts. A week after the heist, the defendant was in jail in lieu of a $75,000 bail.
- A rapper with a few successful releases was arrested for committing armed robbery inside a residence. He was charged with several offenses that amounted to a $150,000 bail.
Burglary in San Diego County: Case Examples
- The defendant was accused of breaking into a residence around 2 a.m. one morning while the residents were home and asleep. The incident was recorded by a home surveillance camera. He was arrested and held in a county jail in lieu of $100,000 cash bail.
- Two men accused of breaking into a storage facility and attempting to steal from there were arrested and held in jail in lieu of $15,000 cash bail.
- A man charged with 70 theft and burglary crimes had to remain in custody after he abandoned his bid for bail. The defendant's co-accused was already refused bail, the Magistrate in the case declaring that there was an unacceptable risk he would re-offend.
- While out on bail for allegedly burglarizing a Mosque, the defendant was arrested after he reoffended and burglarized a Catholic school.