PC 211 Robbery - Robbery is the felonious taking of personal property in the possession of another, from his person or immediate presence, and against his will, accomplished by means of force or fear.
The elements of a Robbery are:
1. The victim had possession of personal property of some value, however slight.
2. The defendant took personal property from victim or from his ore her immediate presence.
3. The property was taken against the will of victim.
4. The defendant's act of offense was accomplished either by force or fear.
5. Th defendant acted with the specific intent to permanently deprive the victim of the personal property.
The aggravated term of imprisonment in State prison is 5 years. The mid-term is 3 years. The mitigated term is 2 years. Robbery is a strike offense, and can be used as a 3rd strike offense. Robbery is considered a violent and serious felony, but not a super strike. A person convicted of Robbery will lose their gun rights, voting rights, ability to serve on a jury or hold public office. There are serious immigration consequences that follow a conviction for Robbery. Robbery is also considered a Moral Turpitude offense.