Ohio Code Section 2911.02 defines robbery as an attempt or commission of theft with the possession of a deadly weapon, use or threat of violence or force, or infliction or attempt to inflict injury. A defendant may face robbery charges under this section if the injury or threat occurred while fleeing the scene after a theft offense or attempt at theft.
Have you been accused of robbery or any related criminal offense? A Columbus criminal defense attorney at The Meranda Law Firm LTD can meet with you to discuss your legal options in this important matter. These cases can present a number of difficulties, but with the right approach and a lawyer on your side who has the resources to properly investigate the matter and the tenacity to aggressively defense your rights, you have the opportunity of reaching a positive result. Taking immediate action and talking to an attorney is important, as the penalties for a robbery conviction are severe.
Robbery while in possession of a deadly weapon or with the attempt, threat or infliction of injury is classified as a felony of the second degree, punishable by 2 to 8 years in prison and a fine of up to $15,000. Robbery with the use or threat of force is classified as a felony of the third degree, punishable by 1 to 5 years in prison and a fine of up to $10,000. Specific penalties may vary depending on the circumstances of the case.
Do not allow your future to be placed in jeopardy due to robbery charges or even an investigation against you. Immediately involve an attorney and you will have taken the first step toward challenging your charges and avoiding a conviction and maximum penalties. Contact a Columbus criminal defense lawyer at our firm today to talk about your charges under Section 2911.02 of Ohio Code.