Arson involves the use of fire or explosives to damage or destroy buildings, occupied structures and other property including, in certain instances, one’s own property. Arson offenses range from first to fourth degree, and from a Class 3 Felony to a Class 3 Misdemeanor. Conviction for first degree arson is subject to mandatory enhanced sentencing as it defined as a violent crime.
Click below to read the official statutory definitions for these offenses:
First degree arson (18-4-102)
Second degree arson (18-4-103)
Third degree arson (18-4-104)
Fourth degree arson (18-4-105)
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