With protests popping up all around the country and the energy that comes with them, it can be easy to get a little carried away — on both sides.
Some protesters have been surprised to find themselves engaging in activities that in normal circumstances they would avoid as criminal behavior. On the flip side, police officers experiencing a siege mentality have acted too quickly and with too much force to get protesters to disperse, sometimes arresting huge swaths of people all at once. When this happens in Texas, the people arrested tend to be charged with criminal mischief.
What exactly is criminal mischief?
Good question. In our state, there are a number of criminal acts that fall under the [...]