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1 Youth Justice Top 25 Most Common Juvenile Crimes, Offenses, and Violations.

2 #1Theft/Larceny Typical Cases Shoplifting Stealing a Bicycle Stealing from Backpacks and Lockers

3 #2Vandalism Typical Cases Tagging and Graffiti Drawing on Public Restroom Walls Keying a Car and Cutting Auto Tires

4 #3Alcohol Offenses Typical Cases Underage Purchase or Possession Underage Consumption of Alcohol Providing Alcohol to Underage Persons Possessing an Open Container in Public/Car

5 #4Disorderly Conduct Typical Cases Fighting in a Public Place Cursing at a Teacher Flashing, Mooning and Indecent Exposure

6 #5Simple Assault (or Battery) Typical Cases Bullying when it Amounts to Assault Child/Parent Physical Disagreements Shoving or Pushing a Person

7 #6Possession of Marijuana Typical Cases Possessing Small Amounts of Marijuana Smoking Marijuana in a Public Place

8 #7Tobacco Offenses Typical Cases Illegally Purchasing Tobacco Chewing or Smoking Tobacco at School Providing or Enabling Youth to Use Tobacco

9 #8Curfew Violations Typical Cases Sneaking Out of Home After Curfew Walking Home After Curfew Violating a Park Curfew

10 #9School Disciplinary Offense Typical Cases Disrupting Class Food Fights and Cheating Violating the Dress Code

11 #10 Traffic Violations Typical Cases Speeding or Failing to Yield Not Wearing a Seat Belt Riding in the Back of a Pickup Truck

12 #11 Truancy Typical Cases Cutting Class Having Excessive Tardies Violating Court Order to Attend School

13 #12 Criminal Trespass Typical Cases Entering a Vacant Building Entering Land/Dwelling Without Permission Returning to a Store After Being Banned

14 #13Criminal Mischief/Criminal Nuisance Typical Cases Damaging a Mailbox Egging or Toilet-papering a House Picking Flowers in a Restricted or Private Area

15 #14Possession of Drug Paraphernalia Typical Cases Having a Pipe in Pocket with Resin Using Drug Paraphernalia and a Controlled Substance. Possessing Drug Paraphernalia to Grow Marijuana.

16 #15 Harassment Typical Cases Bullying Making Telephone Calls Without Good Reason. Insulting or Taunting Another Person to Provoke a Disorderly Response.

17 #16 Fraud Typical Cases Writing Bad Checks Impersonating Another Person Committing Fraud Via E-Mail

18 #17 Burglary Typical Cases Enter Friends or Relatives Homes to Steal Entering a School Building to Steal Something Entering a Home/School and Causing Damage

19 #18 False Reporting Typical Cases Pulling a Fire Alarm Calling in False 911 Calls Calling in a Bomb Threat

20 #19 Loitering Typical Cases A Group Hanging out in Front of a Building Smoking in Groups on the Street Corner Being in a Park or Store After Closing

21 #20 Possession of Stolen Property Typical Cases Having a Bicycle you know is Stolen Receiving Stolen Goods from a Friend Being in the Company of Someone Stealing

22 #21 Possession of a Weapon Typical Cases Unlawfully Possessing Pepper Spray Possessing a BB or Pellet Gun While Underage Carrying Weapons like Brass Knuckles

23 #22 Reckless Endangerment Typical Cases Throwing Snowballs at Cars Hanging on to a Moving Car Speeding Out of a Parking Lot

24 #23Resisting an Officer Without Violence Typical Cases Lying to a Police Officer, including one’s Age Running Away from Law Enforcement Refusing to Move When Ordered by an Officer

25 #24 Runaways Typical Cases Running Away from a Noncustodial Parent/Guardian House. Going to another City/State when Forbidden by a Parent/Guardian. Staying at a Friend or Families House without Parent/Guardian Permission.

26 #25 Unauthorized Use of a Motor Vehicle Typical Cases Driving Without a License Unlawfully Using All-Terrain Vehicles (ATV’s) Taking Parents/Friends Car without Permission

27 Global Youth Justice Contact Information Scott Bernard Peterson CEO, Global Youth Justice Mobile: 202.468-3790

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