Sec. 14-61. Criminal mischief.

 

(a) A person commits criminal mischief if he:

 

(1) Damages property of another intentionally or recklessly; or

 

(2) Intentionally or recklessly tampers with property of another so as to endanger person or property; or

 

(3) Intentionally or maliciously causes another to suffer pecuniary loss by deception or threat.

 

(b) This section shall not apply if the actor intentionally causes pecuniary loss in excess of three hundred dollars ($300.00), or a substantial interruption or impairment of public communication, transportation, supply of water, gas or power, or other public service.

 

(c) Criminal mischief is an offense.

 

Source:  Code 1962, 6-1-38

State law reference--Similar provisions, R.R.S. 1943, 28-519.