Nevada Crimes and Punishments

Sec. § 206.125
Damage of property used for purpose of religion, for burial or memorializing of dead, for education, as transportation facility, as public transportation vehicle or as community center; damage of personal property contained therein; penalties; restitution.


1.

Unless a greater penalty is provided by law, a person who knowingly vandalizes, places graffiti on, defaces or otherwise damages:

(a)

Any church, synagogue or other building, structure or place used for religious worship or other religious purpose;

(b)

Any cemetery, mortuary or other facility used for the purpose of burial or memorializing the dead;

(c)

Any school, educational facility, transportation facility, public transportation vehicle or community center;

(d)

The grounds adjacent to, and owned or rented by, any institution, facility, building, structure or place described in paragraph (a), (b) or (c); or

(e)

Any personal property contained in any institution, facility, building, structure or place described in paragraph (a), (b) or (c),
Ê is guilty of a gross misdemeanor.

2.

In addition to any other penalty, the court shall order a person found guilty of a gross misdemeanor pursuant to subsection 1 to pay restitution for the damage and:

(a)

For the first offense, to pay a fine of not less than $400 but not more than $1,000, and to perform 100 hours of community service.

(b)

For the second offense, to pay a fine of not less than $750, but not more than $1,000, and to perform 200 hours of community service.

(c)

For a third or subsequent offense, to pay a fine of $1,000, and to perform 200 hours of community service.

3.

A person who is paid money for restitution pursuant to subsection 1 shall use the money to repair or restore the property that was damaged.

4.

As used in this section:

(a)

“Public transportation vehicle” has the meaning ascribed to it in NRS 206.335.

(b)

“Transportation facility” has the meaning ascribed to it in NRS 206.335.
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