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Connecticut Criminal Statutes

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Assault

CrimeStatuteClassification (Penalty)
CrimeStatuteClassification (Penalty)
Assault in the First DegreeCGS § Sec. 53a-59Class B felony (1 to 20 years)
Assault in the Second DegreeCGS § Sec. 53a-60Class D or C felony (1 to 10 years)
Assault in the Second Degree with a FirearmCGS § Sec. 53a-60aClass D felony (1 to 5 years)
Assault in the Third DegreeCGS § Sec. 53a-61Class A misdemeanor (up to 1 year)
Robbery in the First DegreeCGS § Sec. 53a-134Class B felony (1 to 20 years)
Robbery in the Second DegreeCGS § Sec. 53a-135Class C felony (1 to 10 years)
Robbery in the Third DegreeCGS § Sec. 53a-136Class D felony (1 to 5 years)

Criminal Defense

CrimeStatuteClassification (Penalty)
CrimeStatuteClassification (Penalty)
FeloniesCGS § Sec. 53a-41
Class A-E felony (1 to 60 years)
MisdemeanorsCGS § Sec. 53a-42
Class A-C Misdemeanors (up to 1 year)
ViolationsCGS § Sec. 53a-43

Criminal Mischief

CrimeStatuteClassification (Penalty)
CrimeStatuteClassification (Penalty)
Criminal Mischief in the First DegreeCGS § Sec. 53a-115
Class D felony (1 to 5 years)
Criminal Mischief in the Second DegreeCGS § Sec. 53a-116
Class A misdemeanor (up to 1 year)
Criminal Mischief in the Third DegreeCGS § Sec. 53a-117
Class B misdemeanor (up to 6 months)
Criminal Mischief in the Fourth DegreeCGS § Sec. 53a-117a
Class C misdemeanor (up to 3 months)

Criminal Threats

CrimeStatuteClassification (Penalty)
CrimeStatuteClassification (Penalty)
Threatening in the First DegreeCGS § Sec. 53a-61aa
Class D or C felony (1 to 10 years)
Threatening in the Second DegreeCGS § Sec. 53a-62
Class A misdemeanor or D felony (1 to 5 years)
Harassment in the First DegreeCGS § Sec. 53a-182b
Class D felony (1 to 5 years)
Harassment in the Second DegreeCGS § Sec. 53a-183
Class C misdemeanor (up to 3 months)

Cybercrime

CrimeStatuteClassification (Penalty)
CrimeStatuteClassification (Penalty)
Electronic StalkingCGS § Sec. 53a-181f
Class B misdemeanor (up to 6 months)
Possessing Child Pornography in the First DegreeCGS § Sec. 53a-196d
Class B felony (1 to 20 years)
Possessing Child Pornography in the Second DegreeCGS § Sec. 53a-196eClass C felony (1 to 10 years)
Possessing Child Pornography in the Third DegreeCGS § Sec. 53a-196f
Class D felony (1 to 5 years)
Possessing or Transmitting Child Pornography by a MinorCGS § Sec. 53a-196h
Class A misdemeanor (up to 1 year)
Computer Crime in the First DegreeCGS § Sec. 53a-252
Class B felony (1 to 20 years)
Computer Crime in the Second DegreeCGS § Sec. 53a-253
Class C felony (1 to 10 years)
Computer Crime in the Third DegreeCGS § Sec. 53a-254
Class D felony (1 to 5 years)
Computer Crime in the Fourth DegreeCGS § Sec. 53a-255
Class A misdemeanor (up to 1 year)
Computer Crime in the Fifth DegreeCGS § Sec. 53a-256
Class B misdemeanor (up to 6 months)
Intimidation Based on Bigotry or Bias in the First DegreeCGS § Sec. 53a-181j
Class C felony (1 to 10 years)
Intimidation Based on Bigotry or Bias in the Second DegreeCGS § Sec. 53a-181k
Class D felony (1 to 5 years)
Intimidation Based on Bigotry or Bias in the Third DegreeCGS § Sec. 53a-181l
Class E felony (up to 3 years)
Employing a Minor in an Obscene PerformanceCGS § Sec. 53a-196a
Class A felony (10 to 25 years)
Promoting a Minor in an Obscene PerformanceCGS § Sec. 53a-196b
Class B felony (1 to 20 years)
CoercionCGS § Sec. 53a-192
Class D felony (1 to 5 years)
Trafficking in PersonsCGS § Sec. 53a-192a
Class A felony (10 to 25 years)
Computer Crime in Furtherance of Terrorist PurposesCGS § Sec. 53a-301
Class B felony (1 to 20 years)

Disorderly Conduct

CrimeStatuteClassification (Penalty)
CrimeStatuteClassification (Penalty)
Disorderly ConductCGS § Sec. 53a-182Class C misdemeanor (up to 3 months)

Domestic Violence

CrimeStatuteClassification (Penalty)
CrimeStatuteClassification (Penalty)
Family ViolenceCGS § Sec. 46b-38a
Criminal Violation of a Protective OrderCGS § Sec. 53a-223
Class D or C felony (1 to 10 years)
Criminal Violation of a Restraining OrderCGS § Sec. 53a-223b
Class D or C felony (1 to 10 years)

Drug Sale

CrimeStatuteClassification (Penalty)
CrimeStatuteClassification (Penalty)
Sale of Narcotics Causing the Death of a PersonCGS § Sec. 53a-54b
Capital Felony
(execution or life without possibility of release)
Penalty for Illegal Manufacture/Sale of NarcoticsCGS § Sec. 21a-278
Felony (5 to 20 years)
Sale of Drugs to a MinorCGS § Sec. 21a-278a
Felony (2 years)
Sale of Illegal Drugs within 1,500 feet of a SchoolCGS § Sec. 21a-278a
Felony (2 years)
Sale of Any Illegal DrugCGS § Sec. 21a-277Felony (3 years)

Failure to Appear

CrimeStatuteClassification (Penalty)
CrimeStatuteClassification (Penalty)
Failure to Appear in the First DegreeCGS § Sec. 53a-172
Class D felony (1 to 5 years)
Failure to Appear in the Second DegreeCGS § Sec. 53a-173
Class A misdemeanor (up to 1 year)

Sexual Assault

CrimeStatuteClassification (Penalty)
CrimeStatuteClassification (Penalty)
Aggravated Sexual Assault of a MinorCGS § Sec. 53a-70c
Class A felony (25 to 50 year)
Aggravated Sexual Assault in the First DegreeCGS § Sec. 53a-70a
Class B or A felony (1 to 25 years)
Sexual Assault in Spousal or Cohabiting RelationshipCGS § Sec. 53a-70b
Class B felony (1 to 20 years)
Sexual Assault in the First DegreeCGS § Sec. 53a-70
Class B or A felony (1 to 25 years)
Sexual Assault in the Second DegreeCGS § Sec. 53a-71
Class C or B felony (1 to 20 years)
Sexual Assault in the Third DegreeCGS § Sec. 53a-72a
Class D or C felony (1 to 10 years)
Sexual Assault in the Fourth DegreeCGS § Sec. 53a-73a
Class A misdemeanor or Class D felony (up to 5 years)
Rape in the First DegreeCGS § Sec. 53a-72
Class B felony (1 to 20 years)
Rape in the Second DegreeCGS § Sec. 53a-73
Class C felony (1 to 10 years)

Shoplifting/Theft

CrimeStatuteClassification (Penalty)
CrimeStatuteClassification (Penalty)
ShopliftingCGS § Sec. 53a-119a
Possession of a Shoplifting DeviceCGS § Sec. 53a-127f
Class A misdemeanor (up to 1 year)
Burglary in the First DegreeCGS § Sec. 53a-101
Class B felony (1 to 20 years)
Burglary in the Second Degree - Class C felonyCGS § Sec. 53a-102
Class C felony (1 to 10 years)
Burglary in the Third DegreeCGS § Sec. 53a-103
Class D felony (1 to 5 years)
Larceny in the First DegreeCGS § Sec. 53a-122
Class B felony (1 to 20 years)
Larceny in the Second DegreeCGS § Sec. 53a-123
Class C felony (1 to 10 years)
Larceny in the Third DegreeCGS § Sec. 53a-124
Class D felony (1 to 5 years)
Larceny in the Fourth DegreeCGS § Sec. 53a-125
Class A misdemeanor (up to 1 year)
Larceny in the Fifth DegreeCGS § Sec. 53a-125a
Class B misdemeanor (up to 6 months)
Larceny in the Sixth DegreeCGS § Sec. 53a-125b
Class C misdemeanor (up to 3 months)

Weapons Charges

CrimeStatuteClassification (Penalty)
CrimeStatuteClassification (Penalty)
Criminal Use of FirearmCGS § Sec. 53a-216
Class D felony (1 to 5 years)
Criminal Possession of a Firearm or AmmunitionCGS § Sec. 53a-217
Class C felony (1 to 10 years)
Criminal Possession of a Pistol or RevolverCGS § Sec. 53a-217c
Class C felony (1 to 10 years)
Criminal Possession of Body ArmorCGS § Sec. 53a-217d
Class A misdemeanor (up to 1 year)
Commit class A, B, or C Felony with Assault RifleCGS § Sec. 53-202jFelony (8 year minimum)
Commit class A, B, or C felony with firearmCGS § Sec. 53-202k
Felony (5 year minimum)