Tucson Robbery Attorney
Robbery in Arizona is the taking of any property from another person against their will, with the use of force. Robbery is generally a class 4 felony. Aggravated Robbery is charged when a robbery is committed with the help of at least one other person. Aggravated robbery is class 3 felony. Armed robbery is a robbery committed while armed with a weapon (real or simulated) or with the threatened use of a weapon (real or simulated). Armed robbery is a class 2 felony. Elias Damianakos is an experienced Tucson robbery attorney defending people accused of robbery, aggravated robbery, and armed robbery.
A.R.S. § 13-1902 – Robbery
A. A person commits robbery if in the course of taking any property of another from his person or immediate presence and against his will, such person threatens or uses force against any person with intent either to coerce surrender of property or to prevent resistance to such person taking or retaining property.
B. Robbery is a class 4 felony.
A.R.S. § 13-1903 – Aggravated Robbery
A. A person commits aggravated robbery if in the course of committing robbery as defined in section 13-1902, such person is aided by one or more accomplices actually present.
B. Aggravated robbery is a class 3 felony.
A.R.S. § 13-1904 – Armed Robbery
A. A person commits armed robbery if, in the course of committing robbery as defined in section 13-1902, such person or an accomplice:
1. Is armed with a deadly weapon or a simulated deadly weapon; or
2. Uses or threatens to use a deadly weapon or dangerous instrument or a simulated deadly weapon.
B. Armed robbery is a class 2 felony.
Defenses to Robbery
Robbery charges prosecuted harshly in Arizona. It is important to have an experienced attorney assist you in your defense. There are many defenses that may be available in your case, such as improper identification, flawed police investigation, constitutional violations, and other defenses depending on the circumstances.
If you have been charged with robbery, contact us for a free consultation and evaluation of your case with Elias Damianakos, an experienced Tucson Robbery attorney.