Title 11. Criminal Law. (Chs. 05 — 81)
Chapter 56. Offenses Against Public Administration. (Arts. 1 — 7)
Article 4. Offenses Relating to Judicial and Other Proceedings. (§§ 11.56.510 — 11.56.620)
Sec. 11.56.610. Tampering with physical evidence.
(a) A person commits the crime of tampering with physical evidence if the person
(1) destroys, mutilates, alters, suppresses, conceals, or removes physical evidence with intent to impair its verity or availability in an official proceeding or a criminal investigation;
(2) makes, presents, or uses physical evidence, knowing it to be false, with intent to mislead a juror who is engaged in an official proceeding or a public servant who is engaged in an official proceeding or a criminal investigation;
(3) prevents the production of physical evidence in an official proceeding or a criminal investigation by the use of force, threat, or deception against anyone; or
(4) does any act described by (1), (2), or (3) of this subsection with intent to prevent the institution of an official proceeding.
(b) Tampering with physical evidence is a class C felony.