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Legal Statutes: Arizona

UPDATED September 15, 2017

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Chapter 15. Criminal Trespass and Burglary

back to top§ 13-1502. Criminal trespass in the third degree; classification

A. A person commits criminal trespass in the third degree by:

1. Knowingly entering or remaining unlawfully on any real property after a reasonable request to leave by a law enforcement officer, the owner or any other person having lawful control over such property, or reasonable notice prohibiting entry.

2. Knowingly entering or remaining unlawfully on the right-of-way for tracks, or the storage or switching yards or rolling stock of a railroad company.

B. Pursuant to subsection A, paragraph 1 of this section, a request to leave by a law enforcement officer acting at the request of the owner of the property or any other person having lawful control over the property has the same legal effect as a request made by the property owner or other person having lawful control of the property.

C. Criminal trespass in the third degree is a class 3 misdemeanor.
History: Added by Laws 1977, Ch. 142, § 69, eff. Oct. 1, 1978. Amended by Laws 1978, Ch. 201, § 138, eff. Oct. 1, 1978; Laws 2013, Ch. 135, § 1.