§ 5.42.060. Theft of lost or mislaid property  


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  • Any person who fails to take reasonable measures to restore lost, mislaid or property delivered to them by a mistake, to the owner, when the person has obtained control of such property, who knows or learns the identity of the owner thereof, and who intends to deprive the owner permanently of the possession, use or benefit of such property, shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor, and any person convicted thereof shall be punished by a fine not to exceed $2,500.00 or by imprisonment for not more than one year, or by both such fine and imprisonment.

(Ord. No. 32-928 (part); Ord. No. 47-084, § 1, 7-25-06; Ord. No. 49-256, § 23, 5-8-2012)