Connecticut General Statutes Title 53A. Penal Code § 53a-117a. Criminal mischief in the fourth degree:  Class C misdemeanor

(a) A person is guilty of criminal mischief in the fourth degree when, having no reasonable ground to believe such person has a right to do so, such person intentionally or recklessly (1) damages or tampers with any fire hydrant or hydrant system owned by the state or a municipality, fire district or private water company;  or (2) damages, tampers with or removes any tangible property owned by the state, a municipality or a person for fire alarm, smoke detection and alarm, fire suppressant or police alarm purposes;  or (3) damages or tampers with any fire hydrant or hydrant system owned by the state or a municipality that is located on public land;  or (4) damages, tampers with or removes any tangible property owned by the state or a municipality that is located on public land for fire alarm, smoke detection and alarm, fire suppressant or police alarm purposes.

(b) Criminal mischief in the fourth degree is a class C misdemeanor.


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