Attorney's Note

Under the Wisconsin Statutes, punishments for crimes depend on the classification. In the case of this section:
ClassPrisonFine
Class A misdemeanorup to 9 monthsup to $10,000
Class B misdemeanorup to 90 daysup to $1,000
Class C misdemeanorup to 30 daysup to $500
For details, see § 939.51
   (1)    Misdemeanors in chs. 939 to 951 are classified as follows:
      (a)    Class A misdemeanor.
      (b)    Class B misdemeanor.
      (c)    Class C misdemeanor.
   (2)   A misdemeanor is a Class A, B or C misdemeanor when it is so specified in chs. 939 to 951.
   (3)   Penalties for misdemeanors are as follows:
      (a)    For a Class A misdemeanor, a fine not to exceed $10,000 or imprisonment not to exceed 9 months, or both.
      (b)    For a Class B misdemeanor, a fine not to exceed $1,000 or imprisonment not to exceed 90 days, or both.
      (c)    For a Class C misdemeanor, a fine not to exceed $500 or imprisonment not to exceed 30 days, or both.