If any person shall willfully and wantonly damage, injure or destroy any real property whatsoever, either of a public or private nature, he shall be guilty of a Class 1 misdemeanor. (R.C., c. 34, s. 111; 1873-4, c. 176, s. 5; Code, s. 1081; Rev., s. 3677; C.S., s. 4301; 1967, c. 1083; 1993, c. 539, s. 67; 1994, Ex. Sess., c. 24, s. 14(c).)
Terms Used In North Carolina General Statutes 14-127
- misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
- property: shall include all property, both real and personal. See North Carolina General Statutes 12-3
- real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.