Robbery

Columbus and Delaware, Ohio Criminal Defense Attorney

If you have been charged with robbery in Columbus or Delaware, Ohio, contact Johnson Legal, LLC and speak with an experienced Columbus and Delaware, Ohio criminal defense attorney. Attorney David Johnson of Johnson Legal, LLC will discuss your case and assist you in fighting the charges. Call (614) 987-0192 or send an email to schedule a consultation regarding your robbery case.

Robbery Under Ohio Law

Robbery, pursuant to ORC 2911.02, occurs when a person does one of the following actions while committing, attempting to commit, or fleeing from any theft offense:

  • Having a deadly weapon on their person or having a deadly weapon under their control;
  • Inflicting, attempting to inflict or threatening to inflict physical harm on another person; or
  • Using or threatening to immediately use force against another person.

Aggravated robbery, pursuant to 2911.01, occurs when a person does one of the following while committing, attempt to commit, or fleeing from a theft offense:

  • Have a deadly weapon on them or under their control, and displays or brandishes the weapon indicating that the offender has the weapon or will use the weapon;
  • Have a dangerous ordinance on them or under their control; or
  • Inflicts or attempts to inflict serious physical harm on another person.

An individual can also be charged with aggravated robbery if they remove, attempt to remove, knowingly deprive, or attempt to deprive a police officer if:

  • The police officer is acting within the scope and course of their duties; and
  • The offender knows or has reasonable cause to know that the person is a police officer.

Penalties for Robbery in Ohio

Robbery, if the offender used or threatened to use immediate force on another person, is a 2nd degree felony. This offense is punishable by a prison sentence of 2-8 years and up to a $15,000 fine.

Robbery is a 3rd degree felony for all other types except aggravated robbery. This offense is punishable by a prison sentence of 9 months – 3 years and up to a $10,000 fine. If the offender has previously been convicted of aggravated robbery, robbery, aggravated burglary or burglary, the prison term will be 1-5 years.

Aggravated robbery is a 1st degree felony and is punishable by a prison sentence of 3-11 years and up to a $20,000 fine.

Columbus and Delaware, Ohio Theft Attorney

If you have been charged with robbery in Columbus or Delaware, Ohio, contact Johnson Legal, LLC and speak with an experienced Columbus and Delaware, Ohio theft attorney. Attorney David Johnson of Johnson Legal, LLC will discuss your case and assist you in fighting the charges. Call (614) 987-0192  or send an email to schedule a consultation regarding your robbery case. For further information, consult Johnson Legal, LLC’s Theft Offenses Blog.