2018 Indiana Code
TITLE 35. Criminal Law and Procedure
ARTICLE 43. OFFENSES AGAINST PROPERTY
CHAPTER 4. Theft, Conversion, and Receiving Stolen Property
35-43-4-7. Vending machine vandalism

Universal Citation: IN Code § 35-43-4-7 (2018)
IC 35-43-4-7 Vending machine vandalism

     Sec. 7. (a) As used in this section, "vending machine" means a mechanical or an electronic device or a receptacle designed:

(1) to receive a coin, bill, or token made for that purpose; and

(2) to automatically dispense goods, wares, merchandise, or other property in return for the insertion or deposit of a coin, bill, or token.

     (b) A person who knowingly or intentionally:

(1) damages a vending machine; or

(2) removes goods, wares, merchandise, or other property from a vending machine without:

(A) inserting or depositing a coin, bill, or token made for that purpose; or

(B) the consent of the owner or operator of the vending machine;

commits vending machine vandalism, a Class B misdemeanor. However, the offense is a Class A misdemeanor if the amount of the damage or the value of the goods, wares, merchandise, or other property removed from the vending machine is at least two hundred fifty dollars ($250).

As added by P.L.299-1995, SEC.1.

 

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