If someone you know has been arrested and taken into custody on vandalism charges and you want to bail them out fast, we can help. A bail bondsman from our staff is available 24/7 to answer any questions you may have and/or get the bail bond process started right away.
Vandalism is covered under California Penal Code 594 PC and someone can be arrested under suspicion of vandalism if they maliciously deface, damage or destroy someone else’s property. The definition of vandalism is broad, and isn’t limited to cliche examples such as spray painting the side of a building or smashing someone’s mailbox. It’s possible to be charged with vandalism for damaging, defacing, or destroying property that you own together with someone else, keying someone’s car or writing your name in wet cement on city property.
Vandalism is a “wobbler” in California, meaning that it can be charged as either a misdemeanor or a felony depending on the circumstances of the crime and the dollar amount of the damage done. If the dollar value of the damage done is less than $400, vandalism can be charged as a misdemeanor with the possible penalties of up to one year in jail and a fine of up to $1,000. For felony charges, the penalties increase to one to three years in county jail and a possible fine of up to $10,000.
Bail amounts for vandalism depend on what was damaged and how much damage was done, however if a church or cemetery was vandalized, bail can be as much as $50,000.
If you have any additional questions regarding Adventure bail bonds – vandalism charges, please feel free to give us a call toll free at 855-414-BAIL (2245). A licensed, professional bail bondsman is available any time of day or night to take your call and answer any questions you may have.