criminal mischief


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criminal mischief

n.
The purposeful or reckless damaging of another's property in a way that causes loss or endangerment and is prosecutable under the law.
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Frederick Ernest Barden, 20, of Eugene was arrested early Wednesday morning on charges of third-degree criminal mischief and creating a noise disturbance, as well as resisting arrest, in connection with a party reported in the 1800 block of University Street.
He was charged with being a fugitive from justice and also faces a charge of criminal mischief -- damage to property under $200 for a Feb.
That inquiry came back with a "hit" on an arrest warrant for criminal mischief.
The police arrested him nearby as he tried to ride away on a bicycle and identified the suspect as 53-year-old Bobby James Harris, a man with a past littered with child sex crimes and a recent arrest last summer for criminal mischief, indecent exposure, and petty theft.
Later police arrived on the scene and arrested Gonzales for burglary, public intoxication and criminal mischief.
The newspaper said Varone was charged with simple assault, disorderly conduct and criminal mischief.
Baptiste is facing a number of criminal charges including breach of probation, criminal mischief for breaking a truck window, and drunk driving.
Police arrested Weinberg for criminal mischief and misdemeanour after investigating a new Neo tag.
Aspiring musician Alvin Moore, 42, was charged with burglary and criminal mischief after using a newspaper stand to break multiple glass panes totaling some $1,500 in damages on the exterior of the theater where the "Late Show with David Letterman" is recorded near Times Square.
The suspect could face charges of second-degree burglary, first-degree burglary and second-degree criminal mischief, Rouches said.
Paskoski, who had burn marks on one hand and stick matches stashed in a pocket, was taken to the 120th Precinct, where he was given a summons for having an open container of alcohol at the scene and charged with criminal mischief for breaking a desk while being questioned, sources said.
Terrero - appearing red-eyed in her mugshot - was arrested and charged with two counts of assault, disorderly conduct, interfering with a 911 call and criminal mischief.