Minnesota Burglary Statutes

1st Degree Burglary (Minn. Stat. § 609.582, Subdivision 1)

Whoever enters a building without consent and with intent to commit a crime, or enters a building without consent and commits a crime while in the building, either directly or as an accomplice, and:

  • the building is a dwelling and another person is present;
  • the burglar possesses: a dangerous weapon, any article used or fashioned in a manner to lead the victim to reasonably believe it to be a dangerous weapon, or an explosive; or
  • the burglar assaults a person within the building or on the building’s appurtenant property commits burglary in the first degree.

2nd Degree Burglary (Minn. Stat. § 609.582, Subdivision 2)

Whoever enters a building without consent and with intent to commit a crime, or enters a building without consent and commits a crime while in the building, either directly or as an accomplice, and:

  • the building is a dwelling;
  • the portion of the building entered contains a banking business or other business of receiving securities or other valuable papers for deposit or safekeeping and the entry is with force or threat of force;
  • the portion of the building entered contains a pharmacy or other lawful business or practice in which controlled substances are routinely held or stored, and the entry is forcible; or
  • when entering or while in the building, the burglar possesses a tool to gain access to money or property.

Commits second degree burglary. Or

Whoever enters a government building, religious establishment, historic property, or school building without consent and with intent to commit or does commit theft or damage to property while in the building, either directly or as an accomplice, commits burglary in the second degree.

3rd Degree Burglary (Minn. Stat. § 609.582, Subdivision 3)

Whoever enters a building without consent and with intent to steal or commit any felony or gross misdemeanor while in the building, or enters a building without consent and steals or commits a felony or gross misdemeanor while in the building, either directly or as an accomplice, commits burglary in the third degree.

4th Degree Burglary (Minn. Stat. § 609.2231)

Whoever enters a building without consent and with intent to commit a misdemeanor other than to steal, or enters a building without consent and commits a misdemeanor other than to steal while in the building, either directly or as an accomplice, commits burglary in the fourth degree.

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Anoka, MN 45.199654, -93.387372

2150 3rd Ave North
Suite 210
Anoka, MN 55303

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Hopkins Office 44.925443, -93.410989

25 9th Ave North
PO Box 458
Hopkins, MN 55343