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§ 7-106. Newspaper theft

West's Annotated Code of MarylandCriminal Law

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Criminal Law (Refs & Annos)
Title 7. Theft and Related Crimes
Subtitle 1. Crimes Involving Theft
Part I. Theft
MD Code, Criminal Law, § 7-106
Formerly cited as MD CODE Art. 27, § 345
§ 7-106. Newspaper theft
“Newspaper” defined
(a) In this section, “newspaper” means a periodical that is distributed on a complimentary or compensatory basis.
(b) A person may not knowingly or willfully obtain or exert control that is unauthorized over newspapers with the intent to prevent another from reading the newspapers.
(c) A person who violates this section is guilty of a misdemeanor and on conviction is subject to imprisonment not exceeding 60 days or a fine not exceeding $500 or both.


Added by Acts 2002, c. 26, § 2, eff. Oct. 1, 2002.
Formerly Art. 27, § 345.
MD Code, Criminal Law, § 7-106, MD CRIM LAW § 7-106
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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