Penalties for stealing a street sign vary by each state; the criminal act is often classified as a dangerous felony. Stolen street signs are not only considered a petty prank, but ...
Street sign theft occurs when street signs are stolen, often to be used as
decorations, but also sometimes to avoid obeying the law by claiming later the
sign was ...
May 29, 2012 ... May 29, 2012 — We've all seen it: a stolen street sign hung in somebody's ...
accident, theft charges change from a misdemeanor to a felony.
Is stealing a stop sign a misdemeanor or a felony? ... people (usually drunk
hoodlums) stealing street signs and/or stop signs for a cheap thrill.
In Pennsylvania, as in most states, the value of the stolen item. ... of the stolen
item determines if it is a misdemeanor or felony charge with fines and prison time.
Aug 20, 2011 ... A Shenorock teen is accused of stealing these street signs in Somers. ... of stolen
property, a felony, after investigators found the signs in a ...
But this story took a tragic twist due to the nature of one of the stolen signs. A "
stop" ... After all, there was no traffic control device to advise the driver to, simply,
stop. ... they would be guilty only of criminally negligent homicide, a state jail
May 11, 2010 ... I promise I did not steal a street sign, we just got into this situation in driving ... or
a felony, depending on the degree or the consequences of the ...
Dec 7, 2012 ... The most stolen sign in the world is, apparently, one for a town in Austria called "
Fucking." There's nothing here that can compete with that ...
People who partake in stealing street signs do so for a variety of reasons, and
may assume it's all harmless fun. However, street signs are designed to increase