Charges for criminal trespass in the second degree can be brought against any individual or enterprise that knowingly enters, or remains unlawfully, in or on a nonresidential structure or in any fenced commercial yard. According to ARS 13-1503, second degree criminal trespass can also be charged as a class 2 misdemeanor.
In general, here are some of the punishments that can be handed down to any individual convicted of a class 2 misdemeanor, such as second degree criminal trespass:
- 2 years of probation time;
- 4 months of jail time; and/or
- Fines of about $750 for an individual, or $10,000 for an enterprise.
If you have been accused of criminal trespass in Arizona, please feel free to contact myself, criminal trespass defense attorney, Jeremy Geigle, on my direct line at 480-818-9943 to schedule your free and confidential consultation immediately. Consultations can be held at my various office locations throughout the Phoenix metro area, including – Mesa, Tempe, Scottsdale, Chandler, Gilbert, Phoenix and Peoria.