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CRIMINAL DEFENSE

TRESPASS

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Indiana Code 35-43-2-2 Criminal Trespass

A person who not having a contractual interest in the property, knowingly or intentionally enters the real property of another person after having been denied entry by the other person or that person's agent; not having a contractual interest in the property, knowingly or intentionally refuses to leave the real property of another person after having been asked to leave by the other person or that person's agent; accompanies another person in a vehicle, with knowledge that the other person knowingly or intentionally is exerting unauthorized control over the vehicle; or knowingly or intentionally interferes with the possession or use of the property of another person without the person's consent commits criminal trespass, a Class A misdemeanor.

 

However, the offense is a Level 6 felony if it is committed on a scientific research facility, on a facility belonging to a public utility, on school property, or on a school bus or the person has a prior unrelated conviction for an offense under this section concerning the same property.