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Question: Do people ever get in trouble for graffiti?


Yes. Graffiti is a form of Criminal Damage. (A.R.S. §§ 13-1602, 1604). See answers to questions #214, #348 and #622 for some of the definitions and consequences of Criminal Damage.

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On 04/26/09
celine from NM said:
yes you can get in alot of trouble my homie did it on a bus once he wrote west side and he got fined alot of money that his family can not afford
On 01/31/09
Joe from AK said:
You know guy's u can get Life in prison for graffiti in some area's, so just be very careful.
On 01/20/09
blank from MI said:
i graffiti all the time but i just do it in chill spots so there is little to no chance of getting caught i think its complete bull that cops can arrest you for that its just paint and its art in one way shape or form
On 07/24/08
Andy from AZ said:
Hey, can people actually get penalized for knocking over trash cans, or egging something ?
On 04/10/08
nik from AZ said:

In Phoenx, AZ more or less the new law states that if you are caught writing graffitti or possessing a can you get an automatic 6 months in jail.

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