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Chapter 7 - Question#1 In our example all three situations...

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Question #1 In our example, all three situations look similar at the first sight, however they all represent different types of crimes. In the first situation (a) when the TV set is left unattended on Juanita’s lawn, the crime must be classified as a larceny. Larceny is a property crime. Any person who wrongfully or fraudulently takes and carries away another individual’s personal property is guilty of larceny. Larceny includes the fraudulent intent to deprive an owner property, but does not involve force or fear. The situation (b), when Sarah sees Juanita outside and holding her at gunpoint, must be classified as an aggravated robbery. Robbery – defines as the taking of money, personal property, or any other article of value from a person by means of force or fear. Aggravated robbery defined as robbery with the use of a deadly weapon. The situation (c), when Sarah breaks the front door lock and leaves with the TV set, must be classified as a burglary. Burglary is a property crime. Burglary is breaking and
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