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Disturbing the Peace

What is disturbing the peace? Disturbing the Peace is a crime punishable in Massachusetts under M.G.L. c. 272, § 53. A first offensive could result in a fine of up to $150. A subsequent offense could lead to jail time of up to six months and/or a fi… Read More
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Larceny By Stealing

What is larceny by stealing? There are different types of larceny crimes. Under Massachusetts General Laws Chapter 266, Section 30 a person who intentionally takes the personal property of another can be convicted of Larceny by Stealing. What is larc… Read More
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Breaking and Entering

According to M.G.L. c. 266, § 16 a person who breaks and enters into a building, ship, vessel, or vehicle with the intent to commit a felony can be punished. Violation of this statute carries a maximum penalty of 20 years in state prison. This post… Read More
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