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Legal Statutes: Alaska

UPDATED September 14, 2017

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Article 4. Arson, Criminal Mischief, and Related Offenses

back to topSec. 11.46.486. Criminal mischief in the fifth degree

(a) A person commits the crime of criminal mischief in the fifth degree if, having no right to do so or any reasonable ground to believe the person has such a right,

(1) with reckless disregard for the risk of harm to or loss of the property or with intent to cause substantial inconvenience to another, the person tampers with property of another;

(2) with intent to damage property of another, the person damages property of another in an amount less than $250; or

(3) the person rides in a propelled vehicle knowing it has been stolen or that it is being used in violation of AS 11.46.360 or 11.46.365(a)(1).

(b) Criminal mischief in the fifth degree is a class B misdemeanor.

SLA 1978, ch. 166, § 4; SLA 1996, ch. 30, § 6; SLA 1996, ch. 71, § 3; SLA 2002, ch. 92, § 14. Amended by SLA 2014, ch. 83, § 16, eff. July 17, 2014.