Criminal Mischief in Florida

You can be arrested for criminal mischief in Jacksonville and depending on the amount of damages, could be facing a felony or a misdemeanor. A criminal mischief occurs in Florida if you willfully damage someone’s property. This includes graffiti or other acts of vandalism. If the value of the damage is $200 or less, you are facing a second degree misdemeanor and up to 60 days in jail. If the damage is over $200, but less than $1000, you will face a first degree misdemeanor and up to one year in jail. If there is a lot of damage and the value is over $1000.00, you are facing up to 5 years in jail on a third degree felony.