Article III: Offenses Against Property

27-3-1 PETTY THEFT. A person commits a petty theft when the value of the property is under $300.00, and he knowingly:
(A) Obtains or exerts unauthorized control over property of the owner; or
(B) Obtains by deception, control over property of the owner; or
(C) Obtains by threat, control over property of the owner; or
(D) Obtains control over stolen property knowing the property to have been stolen by another or under such circumstances as would reasonably induce him to believe that the property was stolen; and:
a. Intends to deprive the owner permanently of the use or benefit of the property;
b. Knowingly uses, conceals or abandons the property in such a manner as to deprive the owner permanently of such use or benefit.
c. Uses, conceals or abandons the property, knowing such use, concealment or abandonment probably will deprive the owner permanently of such use of benefit.
(E) It shall be unlawful to commit a petty theft.
(Ill. Rev. Stat., Ch. 38; S 16-1)

27-3-2 CRIMINAL DAMAGE TO PROPERTY. Any of the following acts by a person shall be a violation of this Code:
(A) Knowingly damages any property of another without his consent; or
(B) Recklessly, by means of fire of explosive, damages property of another; or
(C) Knowingly starts a fire on the land or another without his consent; or
(D) Knowingly injures a domestic animal of another without his consent; or
(E) Knowingly deposits on the land or in the building of another, without his consent, any stink bomb or any offensive smelling compound and thereby, intends to interfere with the use by another of the land of building.
(Ill. Rev. Stat., Ch. 38; S 21-1)

27-3-3 CRIMINAL DAMAGE TO FIRE-FIGHTING APPARATUS, HYDRANTS, OR EQUIPMENT. No person shall willfully and maliciously cut, injure, damage, tamper with or destroy or deface any fire hydrant or any fire hose or any fire engine, or other public or private fire-fighting equipment or any apparatus appertaining to such equipment, or intentionally open any fire hydrant without proper authorization.
(Ill. Rev. Stat., Ch. 38; S 21-1)

27-3-4 INJURY-UTILITY WIRES AND POLES. It shall be unlawful to willfully, maliciously, or negligently break, deface, injure or destroy any telegraph pole, post or wire, or any electric light post, pole, or electric conductor, wire or lamp or any other thing connected with the same or belonging thereto, or any water main, gas main, pipe or hydrant or lamp or lamp post, or anything belonging to or connected therewith or with any of them.

27-3-5 STREET SIGNS; MOLESTING OF PROHIBITED. It shall be unlawful for any person or persons, in any manner or form, to deface, disfigure, damage or molest any of the street signs or parts thereof located in the Village.

Last Update: October 04, 2018