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 ...
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
In Pennsylvania, as in most states, the value of the stolen item determines if it is a
misdemeanor or felony charge with fines and prison time. Continue Reading ...
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.
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
Replacing stolen stop signs is expensive, creates confusion for drivers and
delays ... the theft can result in charges of larceny and conspiracy to commit a
Recently a box full of stolen street signs was recovered. The sheriff's office
passed the signs back to Hershel Evans, who creates and then installs most of
Stealing A Stop Sign Will Get You Fifteen (6/17/97) ... the risk but actually were
not, they would be guilty only of criminally negligent homicide, a state jail felony.
Feb 25, 2014 ... Theft of the sign itself, possession of stolen property, and if the jurisdiction has the
appropriate statute, interference with a traffic control device.
Authorities report that during one night last week, every road sign on LA 503 from
... J. Reed Walters said the penalty for stealing E-911 road signs is a $500 fine ...