(1) A person is guilty of criminal possession of a noxious substance when he possesses such substance under circumstances evincing an intent unlawfully to use or cause it to be used to inflict injury upon or to cause annoyance to a person, or to damage property of another, or to disturb the public peace.
(2) Criminal possession of a noxious substance is a Class B misdemeanor.

Terms Used In Kentucky Statutes 512.060

  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Noxious substance: means any substance capable of generating offensive, noxious or suffocating fumes, gases or vapors. See Kentucky Statutes 512.010
  • Property: includes cattle. See Kentucky Statutes 512.010

Effective: January 1, 1975
History: Created 1974 Ky. Acts ch. 406, sec. 110, effective January 1, 1975.