Making Property Violation Bail
Not only is simple vandalism and graffiti criminal misdemeanors, but they are penalized with steep fines and lengthy imprisonments. In fact, as of June 2015, North Carolina lawmakers have been pushing to make a third charge of graffiti, after two previous convictions, count as a felony. That means even a crime that can seem as little as painting someone else’s property is a very serious offense. When you need to make property violation bail in New Bern, NC, Grimes’ Bail Bonding & Notary Services is at your service.
A conviction of graffiti vandalism can profoundly influence the rest of your life, both professionally and personally. If you have or your loved one has been charged with any property violation, you’ll need to contact a local, experienced bail bondsman and defense attorney as soon as possible. Grimes’ Bail Bonding can help you with making bail fast!
Graffiti and simple vandalism aren’t the only property crimes a person can commit. For a better understanding of criminal property violations, look through the following list:
- Criminal Trespassing – This is when a person enters or stays on the premises which another person owns or lawfully occupies without authorization when there are posted notices of no entering or have been otherwise notified to leave. This is a Class 2 misdemeanor. If it is a domestic criminal trespass upon the property of a safe house or haven for domestic violence victims and is armed, then this crime is a Class G felony.
- Retail Theft – This crime is a Class H felony and includes any thievery of items over $1,500 or more and any relation to that theft.
- Possessing/Receiving Stolen Goods – These crimes and all related crimes involving knowingly stolen items are Class H felonies.
- Larceny of Property – This is a Class H felony but can be reclassified to due circumstances of the crime.
- Breaking or Entering – Breaking into or wrongfully entering a building is a Class 1 misdemeanor. If done so with the intent to terrorize or injure, to commit larceny or any further felony is a Class H felony.
- Burglary – In North Carolina, there are two degrees of burglary. One is the unlawful entrance or attempted entrance of an occupied dwelling is Burglary in the First Degree. If the dwelling is unoccupied it is classified as Burglary in the Second Degree.
- Robbery – This is the taking of another person’s property by force (such as mugging). It is a Class G felony, unless armed. Armed robbery is a Class D felony.
- Arson – North Carolina has two degrees of arson charges; Class D felony and Class G felony. Class D is the burning of an occupied building while Class G is for burning an unoccupied building. However, burning public buildings, education institutions, schools, or certain bridges is a Class H felony while burning churches or other religious buildings is a Class E felony.
The state of North Carolina takes property crime seriously and for any hope of getting ahead of an arrest, you should be making bail fast. Make property violation bail in New Bern, NC with Grimes’ Bail Bonding & Notary Services this very moment!