Alaska Statutes.
Title 11. Criminal Law
Chapter 46. Offenses Against Property
Section 260. Removal of Identification Marks.
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AS 11.46.260. Removal of Identification Marks.

(a) A person commits the crime of removal of identification marks if, with intent to cause interruption to the ownership of another, the person defaces, erases, or otherwise alters or attempts to deface, erase, or otherwise alter any serial number or identification mark placed or inscribed on a propelled vehicle, bicycle, firearm, movable or immovable construction tool or equipment, appliance, merchandise, or other article or its component parts.

(b) Removal of identification marks is

(1) a class C felony if the value of the property on which the serial number or identification mark appeared is $500 or more;

(2) a class A misdemeanor if the value of the property on which the serial number or identification mark appeared is $50 or more but less than $500;

(3) a class B misdemeanor if the value of the property on which the serial number or identification mark appeared is less than $50.

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