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Criminal Mischief is the willful and malicious damaging of property of another. These cases often involve acts of graffiti, breaking windows, damaging vehicles or buildings, or any type of vandalism.
The penalties for this offense are enhanced if the value of the damage is in excess of $1,000, there is a prior conviction for the same offense, or the property damaged is a place of worship.
In addition to jail, probation, and fines, the offender may be ordered to pay restitution to restore the damages.