Burglary of a Habitation, a Building, or a Vehicle
- A habitation is any structure or vehicle that is made for the overnight accommodation of a person, including each separately secured or occupied portion of the structure or vehicle; and each structure connected or attached to the structure or vehicle.
- A building is any enclosed structure intended to be used or occupied as a habitation or to be used for some purpose of trade or manufacture.
- A vehicle is any device in, on or by which a person or property may be moved in the normal course of commerce or transportation.
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- Enters a habitation or a building not then open to the public with the intent to commit a felony, theft or assault; or
- Remains hidden or concealed in a building or habitation with the intent to commit a felony, theft or assault in the building or habitation; or
- Enters a habitation or building and commits or attempts to commit a felony, theft or assault.
- For purposes of this section, “enter” means to intrude: any part of the body or any physical object connected to the body.