What Is the Penalty for Slashing a Car's Tires?

By Staff WriterLast Updated Apr 5, 2020 11:06:04 PM ET
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Slashing car tires falls under the legal designation of criminal mischief, according to Pennsylvania attorney Jason R. Antoine. Each state has its own penalties, which commonly include monetary damages, probation or jail time. Antoine also notes that criminal mischief penalties correlate with the dollar value associated with the damaged caused by the defendant.

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