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CRIMINAL INFORMATION

Criminal Offenses and Penalties

 


Offense


Classification

Maximum Penalty
  Imprisonment and/or fine
Alcohol Related
 
Underage drinking (legal age:21)M16 months$1,000
Furnishing alcohol to an underage personM16 months$1,000
Display of false identificationM16 months$1,000
* Operating a vehicle under the influence of alcohol/drugs (OVI)M16 months$1,075
*Mandatory 3 days in jail plus minimum 6 month license suspension for first offense)


Animals
 
Unlicensed or unconfined dog, dog barking, destroying or befouling property or abandoing animalsMMNo Jail Time$150


Assault
 
Fighting or attackingF418 months$5,000
Menacing or threateningM430 days$250


Destruction or Damaging Property
 
Vandalism, breaking windows or damaging propertyM290 days$750
Criminal mischiefM360 days$500


Disorderly Conduct
 
Persisting in Disorderly ConductM430 days$250
Recklessly causing inconvenience, annoyance or alarm to someone because of loud parties, offensive language, gestures, public indecency, etc.MMNo Jail Time$150


Drug-Related
(all include a mandatory 6 month license suspension)
 
Possessing less than 100 grams marijuanaMMNo Jail Time$150
Possessing drug paraphernaliaM430 days$250
Trafficking in marijuanaF512 months$2500



Fire-Related

 
Aggravated Arson (structure that may have people in it)F28 years$15,000
ArsonF418 months$5,000
Tampering with fire safety equipment (extinguishers, smoke detectors, etc.)M16 months$1,000
False Fire AlarmM16 months$1,000



Telephone Harassment

 
Telephone HarassmentM16 months$1,000


Theft
 
Shoplifting, possessing stolen street signs, stealing pitchers or mugs, dine & dash, forcing or tampering with a coin machine, etc.M1

6 months

$1,000
Unauthorized Use of Property

M430 days$250