In Ohio, robbery is treated as a serious offense. If you are convicted of this type of theft crime, you risk a lengthy prison sentence, expensive fines, and a criminal record that may have a negative impact on your life and future.
If you were arrested for robbery in Ohio, the Law Office of Lorin Zaner is ready to protect your rights, reputation, and freedom. With more than 40 years of experience, our Toledo criminal defense lawyer can review your case and determine all of your available legal options to obtain the most favorable outcome possible.
There are two types of robbery in Ohio: robbery and aggravated robbery. Both robbery and aggravated robbery are classified as felonies.
Robbery is defined under Ohio Revised Code Title XXIX. Crimes Procedure § 2911.01 as committing or attempting to commit a theft where a deadly weapon is present, the suspect inflicts harm (without the use of a weapon) or threatens to inflict harm on the alleged victim, or uses force (without the use of a weapon) or threaten to use force against them.
Robbery is often considered a second-degree felony, punishable by a prison sentence ranging from two to eight years. If, however, no weapon was used or no harm was inflicted upon the victim, it will be a third-degree felony. A third-degree felony is punishable by a prison sentence of one to five years.
Aggravated robbery is considered a first-degree felony. A felony of the first degree is punishable by a prison sentence of three to ten years.
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