This is his first offense and he was not the only one charged for these crimes it was a group of kids. I just want to know how long he could be in jail because we have a baby on the way and he wants to better himself.
Are these residential or commercial burglaries? A residential burglary is a class B felony that carries a maximum potential sentence of 10 years. A Commercial burglary is class C felony that has a maximum potential sentence of five years. There are not enough facts to give an educated guess as to the potential sentence. Felony sentence are imposed using a three step process. Follow this link to the process - http://www.mainelegislature.org/legis/statutes/17-A/title17-Asec1252-C.html. Additionally, you have to consider if concurrent or consecutive sentences will be imposed. Go here for that http://www.mainelegislature.org/legis/statutes/17-A/title17-Asec1252-C.html You really need an experienced crimnal defense attorney advocating for your boyfriend.
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