Penalties For Firearm And Weapon Charges In Utah
The basic minimum penalties for many gun and weapon charges are listed below; however, these penalties may increase depending on whether a minimum statutory penalty is required for the offense, if the offender has previous convictions and the circumstances surrounding the commission of the offense.
- Class B Misdemeanors – These offenses can incur imprisonment up to six months and/or fines not more than $1,000.
- Class A Misdemeanors – This degree of offense can result in imprisonment not more than one year and/or fines not exceeding $2,500.
- Third Degree Felonies – This type of felony can result in up to five years imprisonment and/or fines not in excess of $5,000.
- Second Degree Felonies – A conviction for this felony can lead to imprisonment up to 15 years and/or fines up to $10,000.
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