Vandalizing School Buses Can Land You in Jail

June 24th, 2022 by Tad Nelson in Felony Crimes

Criminal mischief might sound like a minor offense. But if you damage government property like school buses, then you could face state jail felony charges. The result could be time in prison and other penalties. Houston Police Department recently responded to a call that thieves had vandalized school buses at the Idea Public School Hardy […]

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What Does “Criminal Mischief” Mean in Texas?

March 21st, 2018 by Tad Nelson in Criminal Defense

According to Texas Penal Code 28.03, criminal mischief refers to the act of intentionally damaging or vandalizing another person’s property and thereby causing monetary loss and inconvenience. In most cases, criminal mischief is charged and punished as a misdemeanor, but in more extreme cases, it carries felony charges. Ultimately, the type and amount of damage […]

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