What kind of criminal charges can be brought on someone for bleaching $400 worth of someone else's clothing?
Question Details: A spouse cheated and their spouse sprayed about $200-$400 worth of clothes with bleach. Both parties mutually agreed that the guilty party would pay for the damaged property once tax return money was received. The victimized party has w decided that they no longer want to wait and has threatened to file criminal charges and sue.
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While the name(s) of the charge(s) will vary state by state, this would be a form of vandalism, the same as keying a car, spraypainting a house's wall, or breaking someone's window. It is typically a disorderly person's offense (the lowest or least serious form of criminal activity).