DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY
Damage to Property
If any person:
- intentionally destroys, defaces, damages, or removes
- without the intent to steal any property, real or personal,
- he shall be guilty of destruction of property.
Intentional destruction of property is punishable as a Class 1 misdemeanor, punishable by up to 12 months in jail and a $2,500 fine, either or both. Representation by criminal defense attorney is always recommended.
- VIRGINIA CODE: http://law.lis.virginia.gov/vacode/title18.2/chapter5/section18.2-137/
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