SEC. 97-17-23. Burglary; inhabited dwelling; breaking in at night while armed with deadly weapon.
Every person who shall be convicted of breaking and entering the dwelling house or inner door of such dwelling house of another, whether armed with a deadly weapon or not, and whether there shall be at the time some human being in such dwelling house or not, with intent to commit some crime therein, shall be punished by imprisonment in the Penitentiary not less than three (3) years nor more than twenty-five (25) years.
SOURCES: Codes, 1906, Sec. 1067; Hemingway's 1917, Sec. 795; 1930, Sec. 811; 1942, Sec. 2037. Laws, 1996, ch. 519, Sec. 1, eff from and after passage (approved April 11, 1996)