A scrap metal dealer who fails in any respect to keep a book or similar record prescribed by section 44-1642 or to set out in a book or similar record any matter this article requires or who refuses, upon demand of any peace officer of this state, to exhibit a book or similar record, business record, receipt or transaction record, or who knowingly destroys a book or similar record within two years after making the final entry of any transaction or who otherwise fails to comply with this article, is guilty of a class 1 misdemeanor.

Attorney's Note

Under the Arizona Laws, punishments for crimes depend on the classification. In the case of this section:
Class 1 misdemeanorup to 6 monthsup to $2,500
For details, see § 13-707