(A)   A person commits criminal damage to property when he or she:
      (1)   Knowingly damages any property of another;
      (2)   Recklessly by means of fire or explosive damages property of another;
      (3)   Knowingly starts a fire on the land of another;
      (4)   Knowingly injures a domestic animal of another without his or her consent;
      (5)   Knowingly deposits on the land or in the building of another any stink bomb or any offensive smelling compound and thereby intends to interfere with the use by another of the land or building;
      (6)   Knowingly damages any property, other than by means of arson, with the intent to defraud an insurer;
      (7)   Knowingly shoots a firearm at any portion of a railroad train;
      (8)   Knowingly, without proper authorization, cuts, injures, damages, defaces, destroys, or tampers with any fire hydrant or any public or private fire fighting equipment, or any apparatus appertaining to fire fighting equipment; or
      (9)   Intentionally, without proper authorization, opens any fire hydrant.
   (B)   (1)   Any person convicted of a violation of this section shall be fined not less than $100 nor more than $1,000.
      (2)   In addition to any fine imposed hereunder, the offender shall be ordered to pay the following:
         (a)   Restitution in an amount not to exceed the actual loss or damage to the property and pecuniary loss; and
         (b)   All of the costs and fees incurred by the city in prosecuting the violation, which shall include but not be limited to the costs associated with an administrative adjudication proceeding or court proceeding, and reasonable attorney's fees.
      (3)   In addition to any criminal penalties imposed for a violation of this section, if a person is convicted of or placed on supervision for knowingly damaging or destroying crops of another, including crops intended for personal, commercial, research, or developmental purposes, the person is liable in a civil action to the owner of any crops damaged or destroyed for money damages up to twice the market value of the crops damaged or destroyed.
('64 Code, § 22-33) (Ord. passed -  - ; Am. Ord. 8110, passed 7-5-00)  Penalty, see § 130.99
Statutory reference:
   Similar provisions, see ILCS Ch. 720, Act 5, § 21-1