Is the crime done by a drugged or a drunk person considered a felony?
I don't know if it's the same in every country, but at least in the US it's judged based on the crime, regardless of why someone did it. If the person is intoxicated, they are still held responsible because it was their choice to become intoxicated. In many cases, the intoxication does open up the possibility for additional charges, i.e. public intoxication or using illicit drugs, but it won't reduce the potential punishment. In many states, repeated misdemeanor crimes done in direct relation to alcohol or drugs constitute a felony as well. For instance, driving while drunk is a misdemeanor in my home state of Wyoming, but the fourth instance within a 10-year period is a felony.
I agree with wychic, well said
I believe so, I think in most countries it is.
Some may use this has an excuse to "get away with it" but it only makes matters worse.
For some it may easier to commit the crime they want to set out to commit.
Such as stealing for drugs may be easy for them if high, not realizing the consequences that will follow.
Great question though.
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