2010 Maryland Code
CRIMINAL LAW
TITLE 9 - CRIMES AGAINST PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION
Subtitle 6 - Interference with Government Operations
Section 9-604 - False alarm.

§ 9-604. False alarm.
 

(a)  Prohibited.- A person may not knowingly make or cause to be made a false: 

(1) fire alarm; or 

(2) call for an ambulance or rescue squad. 

(b)  Penalty.- A person who violates this section is guilty of a misdemeanor and on conviction is subject to imprisonment not exceeding 5 years or a fine not exceeding $5,000 or both. 
 

[An. Code 1957, art. 27, § 156; 2002, ch. 26, § 2.]   

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