Reckless Damage or Destruction

Chapter 28 of the Texas Penal Code sets the regulations and punishments involved with arson, criminal mischief, and other forms of property damage and destruction.

“Reckless Damage or Destruction”, as per § 28.04 of the Texas Penal Code, occurs when a person without the effective consent of the owner, recklessly damages or destroys property of the owner.

An offense under this section is a Class C misdemeanor.

Punishment Range

Misdemeanor C

  • Fine not to exceed $500

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