Crime of Arson of an Occupied Jail or Prison Facility

What is the crime of Arson of an occupied jail or prison facility in Arizona a violation of A.R.S. 13-1705?

In Arizona the crime of Arson of an occupied jail or prison facility happens when a person knowingly causes a fire or explosion causing damage to a jail or prison facility. This event most often occurs when an inmate sets a fire while incarcerated.

What are the Penalties to Arson of an occupied jail or prison facility in Arizona, A.R.S. 13-1705.

Under the law in Arizona Arson of a jail or prison facility is a class 4 felony.

Defenses to Arson of an occupied jail or prison facility in Arizona.

Potential defenses to the charge of arson of an occupied jail or prison facility in Arizona include::

  • The jail or prison was not occupied
  • Mistaken identity
  • Alibi
  • Insufficient evidence

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