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TP-ing a house - Consequences

TP-ing is a crime of criminal tampering, Colorado Revised Statues 18-4-506. Criminal tampering occurs when a person tampers with property of another with intent to inconvenience or annoy. 

It is very dangerous to approach someone’s house in the night.  You never know the response a homeowner is willing to employ without knowing you’re there simply as a prank. 

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