14-54.2. Breaking or entering a pharmacy.

(a) Definition. - The following definitions apply to this section:

(1) Pharmacy. - A business that has a pharmacy permit under G.S. 90-85.21.

(2) Controlled substance. - As defined in G.S. 90-87(5).

(b) Offense. - A person who breaks or enters a pharmacy with the intent to commit a larceny of a controlled substance is guilty of a Class E felony.

(c) Additional Offense. - Unless the conduct is covered under some other provision of law providing greater punishment, a person who receives or possesses any controlled substance stolen in violation of subsection (b) of this section, knowing or having reasonable grounds to believe the controlled substance was stolen, is guilty of a Class F felony.

(d) Forfeiture. - Any interest a person has acquired or maintained in property obtained in violation of this section shall be subject to forfeiture pursuant to the procedures for forfeiture as set forth in G.S. 90-112. (2019-40, s. 1.)