(1) A person is guilty of tampering with public records when:(a) He knowingly makes a false entry in or falsely alters any public record; or
(b) Knowing he lacks the authority to do so, he intentionally destroys, mutilates, conceals, removes, or otherwise impairs the availability of any public records; or
(c) Knowing he lacks the authority to retain it, he intentionally refuses to deliver up a public record in his possession upon proper request of a public servant lawfully entitled to receive such record for examination or other purposes.
(2) Tampering with public records is a Class D felony.
Effective:July 14, 1992
History: Amended 1992 Ky. Acts ch.16, sec.1, effective July 14, 1992
Created 1974 Ky. Acts ch. 406, sec. 168, effective January 1, 1975
Don't get excited!!
There's still a good chance, in my opinion, that all can be explained as pure and innocent incompetence.