First degree criminal tampering involves tampering with the intent to impair or interpret the property of a utility or institution that provides health or safety protection. Some examples of utilities include: gas, water, sewer, and electric companies. Tampering with such properties is classified as a class 1 misdemeanor and may incur penalties of 6-18 months in jail and up to $5,000 in fines.
The elements of first degree criminal tampering are:
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