§ 30-15-1 Criminal damage to property
§ 30-15-1.1 Unauthorized graffiti on personal or real property
§ 30-15-2 Rocks, protected plants or trees within four hundred yards of highway
§ 30-15-3 Damaging insured property
§ 30-15-4 Desecration of a church
§ 30-15-5 Damaging caves or caverns unlawful
§ 30-15-6 Penalty
§ 30-15-7 Desecration of roadside memorials; penalty

Terms Used In New Mexico Statutes > Chapter 30 > Article 15

  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Personal property: All property that is not real property.
  • Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
  • Restitution: The court-ordered payment of money by the defendant to the victim for damages caused by the criminal action.