Use of a Firearm in Commission of a Burglary Conviction Reversed by Virginia Supreme Court

The Virginia Supreme Court overturned a conviction for Use of a Firearm in the Commission of a Burglary, when the gun was used or displayed after the crime of burglary was completed. The Court stated that the crime of burglary is finished when the suspect enters the premises at nighttime with the requisite intent. The crime of burglary does not continue until the suspect leaves the premises. The case citation was Rowland v. Commonwealth of Virginia, Va. (3/4/11).

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