2021 Indiana Code
Title 35. Criminal Law and Procedure
Article 43. Offenses Against Property
Chapter 8. Timber Spiking
35-43-8-2. Criminal Offense; Punishment

Universal Citation: IN Code § 35-43-8-2 (2021)

Sec. 2. (a) A person who recklessly, knowingly, or intentionally, without claim or right or consent of the owner, drives, places, or fastens in timber a device of metal, ceramic, or other substance sufficiently hard to damage equipment used in the processing of timber into wood products, with the intent to hinder the felling, logging, or processing of timber, commits timber spiking, a Level 6 felony.

(b) However, the offense under subsection (a) is a Level 5 felony if the offense causes bodily injury to another person.

(c) In addition to a penalty imposed under subsection (a) or (b), the court may order a person convicted of violating this section to pay attorney's fees and restitution to the owner of property damaged because of the action of the person.

As added by P.L.139-1992, SEC.1. Amended by P.L.158-2013, SEC.491.

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