Class B Misdemeanors

Criminal Trespass

Sec. 30.05.  CRIMINAL TRESPASS.  (a)  A person commits an offense if the person enters or remains on or in property of another, including residential land, agricultural land, a recreational vehicle park, a building, or an aircraft or other vehicle, without effective consent and the person: (1)  had notice that the entry was forbidden; or (2)  received notice to depart but… read more →

Graffiti

Sec. 28.08.  GRAFFITI.  (a)  A person commits an offense if, without the effective consent of the owner, the person intentionally or knowingly makes markings, including inscriptions, slogans, drawings, or paintings, on the tangible property of the owner with: (1)  paint; (2)  an indelible marker; or (3)  an etching or engraving device. (b)  Except as provided by Subsection (d), an offense… read more →

Interference with Railroad Property

Sec. 28.07.  INTERFERENCE WITH RAILROAD PROPERTY. (a)  In this section: (1)  "Railroad property" means: (A)  a train, locomotive, railroad car, caboose, work equipment, rolling stock, safety device, switch, or connection that is owned, leased, operated, or possessed by a railroad;  or (B)  a railroad track, rail, bridge, trestle, or right-of-way owned or used by a railroad. (2)  "Tamper" means to… read more →

Criminal Mischief

Sec. 28.03.  CRIMINAL MISCHIEF.  (a)  A person commits an offense if, without the effective consent of the owner: (1)  he intentionally or knowingly damages or destroys the tangible property of the owner; (2)  he intentionally or knowingly tampers with the tangible property of the owner and causes pecuniary loss or substantial inconvenience to the owner or a third person;  or… read more →

Enticing a Child

Sec. 25.04.  ENTICING A CHILD. (a)  A person commits an offense if, with the intent to interfere with the lawful custody of a child younger than 18 years, he knowingly entices, persuades, or takes the child from the custody of the parent or guardian or person standing in the stead of the parent or guardian of such child. (b)  An… read more →

Terroristic Threat

Sec. 22.07.  TERRORISTIC THREAT. (a)  A person commits an offense if he threatens to commit any offense involving violence to any person or property with intent to: (1)  cause a reaction of any type to his threat by an official or volunteer agency organized to deal with emergencies; (2)  place any person in fear of imminent serious bodily injury; (3) … read more →

Assault

Sec. 22.01.  ASSAULT. (a)  A person commits an offense if the person: (1)  intentionally, knowingly, or recklessly causes bodily injury to another, including the person's spouse; (2)  intentionally or knowingly threatens another with imminent bodily injury, including the person's spouse;  or (3)  intentionally or knowingly causes physical contact with another when the person knows or should reasonably believe that the… read more →