Penalties For Robbery In Georgia

by | Sep 24, 2021

  • Penalties for simple robbery 

Penalties include paying a fine between $1,000 to $10,000, and serving a sentence of one to 20 years in prison. If victims are 65 years or older then the sentence range is five to 20 years. In addition, if the value of the property taken was below $500, it could be charged simply as a misdemeanor.

  • Penalties for armed robbery

Penalties include paying a fine between $1,000 to $10,000 and a sentence between five to 20 years behind bars; however, depending on the circumstances of the case, armed robbery may lead to a sentence of life in prison.

  • Penalties for armed robbery of a pharmacy

Penalties are the same as armed robbery, but with a minimum prison sentence of 10 years. If the offender intentionally injured a person while committing the robbery, the charge may include a minimum of 15 years in prison.