2016 Maryland Code
Criminal Law
Title 6 - Crimes Against Property
Subtitle 5 - Crimes Involving Railroads
§ 6-502. Interference with railroad

MD Crim Law Code § 6-502 (2016) What's This?

(a) "Railroad" defined. -- 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) Prohibited. -- 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) Penalty. -- 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.

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