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Legal Statutes: North Carolina

UPDATED August 17, 2016

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Article 23. Trespasses to Personal Property

back to top14-160. Willful and wanton injury to personal property; punishments

(a) If any person shall wantonly and willfully injure the personal property of another he shall be guilty of a Class 2 misdemeanor.

(b) Notwithstanding the provisions of subsection (a), if any person shall wantonly and willfully injure the personal property of another, causing damage in an amount in excess of two hundred dollars ($200.00), he shall be guilty of a Class 1 misdemeanor.

(c) This section applies to injuries to personal property without regard to whether the property is destroyed or not
1969, c. 1224, § 14; Laws 1993, c. 539, § 105, eff. Oct. 1, 1994; Laws 1994, (1st Ex.Sess.), c. 24, § 14(c), eff. March 26, 1994.