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Legal Statutes: Alaska

UPDATED September 14, 2017

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Article 4. Arson, Criminal Mischief, and Related Offenses

back to topSec. 11.46.480. Criminal mischief in the second degree

(a) A person commits the crime of criminal mischief in the second degree if, having no right to do so or any reasonable ground to believe the person has such a right,

(1) the person tampers with an oil or gas pipeline or supporting facility or an airplane or helicopter, with reckless disregard for the risk of harm to or loss of the property; or

(2) with intent to cause physical injury to another person, the person

(A) tampers with food, air, water, or an item that is a drug or cosmetic, or a container for food, air, water, or the item; or

(B) delivers, dispenses, or distributes food, air, water, or an item described in (A) of this paragraph knowing that a person has tampered with the food, air, water, or item or a container for the food, air, water, or item.

(b) In (a)(2) of this section,

(1) “deliver” means the actual, constructive, or attempted transfer from one person to another of food, air, water, or an item;

(2) “dispense” means to deliver a drug to an ultimate user or research subject by or under the lawful order of a practitioner, including the prescribing, administering, packaging, labeling, or compounding necessary to prepare the drug for that delivery;

(3) “distribute” means to deliver food, air, water, or an item, whether or not there is any money or other item of value exchanged; it includes sale, gift, or exchange;

(4) “drug” has the meaning given in AS 11.71.900(9);

(5) Repealed by SLA 2003, ch. 35, § 74

(c) Criminal mischief in the second degree is a class B felony.
SLA 1978, ch. 166, § 4; SLA 1984, ch. 3, §§ 1, 2; SLA 2002, ch. 92, §§ 6--8; SLA 2003, ch. 35, § 74.