What is the law on Criminal Damage to Property in Lenexa Municipal Court?


  1. Criminal Damage To Property: Criminal damage to property is, by means other than by fire or explosive:

    1. Willfully injuring, damaging, mutilating, defacing, destroying or substantially impairing the use of any property in which another has an interest without the consent of such other person; or

    2. Injuring, damaging, mutilating, defacing, destroying or substantially impairing the use of any property with the intent to injure or defraud an insurer or lienholder.

  2. Desecration:

    1. Desecrate means to deface, damage, pollute or otherwise physically mistreat in any way that will outrage the sensibilities of persons likely to observe or discover the action.

    2. Criminal desecration is purposely desecrating any public monument or structure or any place of worship or purposely and publicly desecrating the national flag, the State flag or any other object venerated by the public or a substantial segment thereof.

  3. Desecrating A Cemetery: Desecrating a cemetery is knowingly and without authorization of law:

    1. Destroying, cutting, mutilating, defacing or otherwise injuring, tearing down or removing any tomb, monument, memorial or marker in a cemetery or any gate, door, fence, wall, post or railing or any enclosure for the protection of a cemetery or any property in a cemetery;

    2. Obliterating any grave, vault, niche or crypt; or

    3. Destroying, cutting, breaking or injuring any building, statuary, ornamentation, tree, shrub or plant within the limits of a cemetery.

Violation of this Section shall constitute a public offense and is punishable as set forth in Article 3-9-J of this Chapter.

Possible Punishment

*Class B Violations are punishable by up to 180 days in the Johnson County Jail, however, most Class B Violations are eligible for probation

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