§62.8. Home invasion
A. Home invasion is the unauthorized entering of any inhabited dwelling, or other structure belonging to another and used in whole or in part as a home or place of abode by a person, where a person is present, with the intent to use force or violence upon the person of another or to vandalize, deface, or damage the property of another.
B. Whoever commits the crime of home invasion shall be fined not more than five thousand dollars and shall be imprisoned at hard labor for not less than one year nor more than thirty years.
Acts 2008, No. 6, §1; Acts 2010, No. 524, §1; Acts 2012, No. 370, §1; Acts 2014, No. 300, §1, eff. May 28, 2014; Acts 2017, No. 281, §1.