Criminal Damage to Coin Operated Devices — Louisiana

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Criminal Damage to Coin Operated Devices — La. R.S. 14:56.1

Criminal damage to a coin-operated device is the intentional damaging of any coin-operated device belonging to another.

Coin-operated device means any parking meter, pay telephone, vending machine, money-changing machine, or any other coin activated device designed to accept money for a privilege, service, or product.

For purposes of this Section, the value of damages shall be determined by the actual cost of repair, or replacement if necessary.

Whoever commits the crime of criminal damage to a coin-operated device, when the damage done amounts to $100.00 dollars or more, shall be fined not more than $2,000 thousand dollars or imprisoned for not more than 2 years, or both.

Whoever commits the crime of criminal damage to a coin-operated device, when the damage amounts to a value of less than $100.00 dollars shall be fined not more than $500 hundred dollars or imprisoned for not more than 6 months, or both.

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