TITLE 11
Criminal Offenses

CHAPTER 11-44
Trespass and Vandalism

SECTION 11-44-12


§ 11-44-12 Injury to public property.

Every person who shall willfully cut or deface or otherwise injure any public building or fence or other property shall be fined not less than one hundred dollars ($100) unless the amount of damage exceeds one hundred dollars ($100). If that amount shall exceed one hundred dollars ($100), then he or she shall be punished by a fine which is not less than three (3) times the amount of the damage nor more than five hundred dollars ($500), or imprisonment not exceeding one year, or both, and, in addition to any sentence, shall be ordered to make restitution in the full amount of damage done.

History of Section.
(G.L. 1896, ch. 278, § 4; G.L. 1909, ch. 344, § 4; G.L. 1923, ch. 396, § 4; G.L. 1938, ch. 607, § 4; G.L. 1956, § 11-44-12; P.L. 1982, ch. 243, §§ 1, 2.)