2016 Maryland Code
Criminal Law
Title 6 - Crimes Against Property
Subtitle 5 - Crimes Involving Railroads
§ 6-505. Striking railroad vehicle with object

MD Crim Law Code § 6-505 (2016) What's This?

(a) "Railroad" defined. -- In this section, "railroad" has the meaning stated in ยง 1-101 of the Public Utilities Article.

(b) Prohibited. -- A person may not willfully and maliciously strike a railroad vehicle on a railroad or on an electric railway in the State by:

(1) shooting or throwing an object at the railroad vehicle; or

(2) causing an object to fall on the railroad vehicle.

(c) 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 $ 1,000 or both.

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