Crime of Arson of a Structure or Property

What is the crime of Arson of a structure or property in Arizona a violation of A.R.S. 13-1703?

Arson of a building or property requires the knowing, rather than reckless, damage to a building or property by fire or explosion.

What are the Penalties for Arson of a structure or property in Arizona, A.R.S. 13-1703.

  • This is a class four felony if the property was worth more than one thousand dollars.
  • Property worth one hundred dollars to one thousand dollars is a class five felony
  • Damage less than one hundred dollars is a class one misdemeanor.

Defenses Arson of a structure or property in Arizona, A.R.S. 13-1703.

  • Alibi
  • Mistaken identity
  • No criminal intent
  • Insufficient evidence

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