2010 Nevada Code
TITLE 15 CRIMES AND PUNISHMENTS
Chapter 205 Crimes Against Property
NRS 205.267 Penalty for theft of scrap metal.

NRS 205.267 Penalty for theft of scrap metal.

1. A person who intentionally steals, takes and carries away scrap metal with a value of less than $250 within a period of 90 days is guilty of a misdemeanor.

2. A person who intentionally steals, takes and carries away scrap metal with a value of $250 or more within a period of 90 days is guilty of:

(a) If the value of the property taken is less than $2,500, a category C felony and shall be punished as provided in NRS 193.130; or

(b) If the value of the property taken is $2,500 or more, a category B felony and shall be punished by imprisonment in the state prison for a minimum term of not less than 1 year and a maximum term of not more than 10 years, and by a fine of not more than $10,000.

3. In addition to any other penalty, the court shall order a person who violates the provisions of subsection 1 or 2 to pay restitution.

4. In determining the value of the property taken, the cost of repairing and, if necessary, replacing any property damaged by the theft of the scrap metal must be added to the value of the property.

5. As used in this section, "scrap metal" has the meaning ascribed to it in NRS 647.017.

(Added to NRS by 2009, 1242)



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