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Aggravated Offender is an offender who has been convicted more than once for an offence or who is convicted for more than one offence.
Example of a State Statute defining Aggravated offender.
According to § 577.023 R.S.Mo.
(1) An "aggravated offender" is a person who:
(a) Has pleaded guilty to or has been found guilty of three or more intoxication-related traffic offenses; or
(b) Has pleaded guilty to or has been found guilty of one or more intoxication-related traffic offense and, in addition, any of the following: involuntary manslaughter under subdivision (2) or (3) of subsection 1 of section 565.024, RSMo; murder in the second degree under section 565.021, RSMo, where the underlying felony is an intoxication-related traffic offense; or assault in the second degree under subdivision (4) of subsection 1 of section 565.060, RSMo; or assault of a law enforcement officer in the second degree under subdivision (4) of subsection 1 of section 565.082, RSMo.