2022 Maryland Statutes
Criminal Law
Title 6 - Crimes Against Property
Subtitle 5 - Crimes Involving Railroads
Section 6-502 - Interference With Railroad

    (a)    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)    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)    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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