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RCW 9A.48.080

Malicious mischief in the second degree.

(1) A person is guilty of malicious mischief in the second degree if he or she knowingly and maliciously:

     (a) Causes physical damage to the property of another in an amount exceeding seven hundred fifty dollars; or

     (b) Creates a substantial risk of interruption or impairment of service rendered to the public, by physically damaging or tampering with an emergency vehicle or property of the state, a political subdivision thereof, or a public utility or mode of public transportation, power, or communication.

     (2) Malicious mischief in the second degree is a class C felony.

[2009 c 431 § 5; 1994 c 261 § 17; 1979 c 145 § 2; 1975 1st ex.s. c 260 § 9A.48.080.]


     Applicability -- 2009 c 431: See note following RCW 4.24.230.

     Finding -- Intent -- 1994 c 261: See note following RCW 16.52.011.

Action by owner of stolen livestock: RCW 4.24.320.

Property crime database, liability: RCW 4.24.340.