2021 Georgia Code
Title 16 - Crimes and Offenses
Chapter 7 - Damage to and Intrusion Upon Property
Article 2 - Criminal Trespass and Damage to Property
Part 1 - General Provisions
§ 16-7-27. Injuring, Tearing Down, or Destroying Mailboxes; Injuring, Defacing, or Destroying Mail

Universal Citation: GA Code § 16-7-27 (2021)
  1. It shall be unlawful for any person willfully or maliciously to injure, tear down, or destroy any mailbox or receptacle intended or used for the receipt or delivery of mail or willfully or maliciously to injure, deface, or destroy any mail deposited therein.
  2. Any person who violates this Code section shall be guilty of a misdemeanor.

(Code 1933, § 26-1508, enacted by Ga. L. 1979, p. 619, § 1.)

Law reviews.

- For article, "Misdemeanor Sentencing in Georgia," see 7 Ga. St. B.J. 8 (2001).

RESEARCH REFERENCES

C.J.S.

- 72 C.J.S., Postal Service and Offenses Against Postal Laws, § 81.

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