What Factors Can Enhance Or Aggravate A Robbery Charge In Oklahoma?

Robbery Charge In Oklahoma

A robbery charge can be aggravated by how the robbery was done. Robbery with a dangerous weapon and conjoint robbery are examples of this.

A robbery charge can be aggravated by how the robbery was done. Robbery With a Dangerous Weapon or Imitation Firearm and Conjoint Robbery are examples of this.

Robbery With A Dangerous Weapon or Imitation Firearm

The statute that covers Robbery With a Dangerous Weapon or Imitation Firearm is 21 O.S. § 801.

A person violates this statute when they rob or attempt to rob any person or persons, or if they rob or attempt to rob any place of business, residence or banking institution or any other place inhabited or attended by any person or persons with the use of any firearms or any other dangerous weapons. It doesn’t matter whether the firearm is loaded or not. A violation of this law also occurs if the defendant uses a blank or imitation firearm capable of raising in the mind of the one threatened with such device a fear that it’s a real firearm. The minimum punishment in the Department of Corrections is five years.

Conjoint Robbery

The statute that covers Conjoint Robbery is 21 O.S. § 800. This occurs when two or more people work together to commit a robbery. The range of punishment in the Department of Corrections is 5–50 years.

Effect Of An Injury During The Commission Of A Robbery

If there is an injury during the commission of a robbery, then the individual who caused the injury will pick up additional charges related to that injury. These can include Assault & Battery, Assault and Battery With a Dangerous or Deadly Weapon, or Murder.

SOURCES: 21 O.S. § 800 & 21 O.S. § 801

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Current as of: November 20, 2017