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§ 6-502. Interference with railroad

West's Annotated Code of MarylandCriminal Law

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Criminal Law (Refs & Annos)
Title 6. Crimes Against Property
Subtitle 5. Crimes Involving Railroads
MD Code, Criminal Law, § 6-502
Formerly cited as MD CODE Art. 27, § 453A
§ 6-502. Interference with railroad
“Railroad” defined
(a) In this section, “railroad” includes a switch, frog, rail, roadbed, tie, viaduct, bridge, trestle, culvert, embankment, structure, or appliance that pertains to or connects with a railroad.
(b) A person may not, with the intent to obstruct or derail a railroad vehicle in the State:
(1) break or damage a railroad; or
(2) place or cause anything to be placed on a railroad.
(c) A person who violates this section is guilty of a felony and on conviction is subject to imprisonment not exceeding 10 years or a fine not exceeding $5,000 or both.


Added by Acts 2002, c. 26, § 2, eff. Oct. 1, 2002.
Formerly Art. 27, § 453A.
MD Code, Criminal Law, § 6-502, MD CRIM LAW § 6-502
Current with all legislation from the 2023 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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