2010 Mississippi Code
TITLE 97 - CRIMES
Chapter 15 - Offenses Affecting Highways, Ferries and Waterways.
97-15-31 - Littering highways, streets, sidewalks, etc. with tacks, glass or other damaging objects.
§ 97-15-31. Littering highways, streets, sidewalks, etc. with tacks, glass or other damaging objects.
It shall be unlawful for any person, or corporation acting through any employee or agent, to knowingly or wilfully or carelessly place glass, nails, tacks, or other objects which may damage the property of another, in any public street, highway, alley-way, or sidewalk. If said person or corporation shall not immediately gather up and remove same, he or it shall be guilty of a misdemeanor, and upon conviction shall be fined not less than five dollars nor more than one hundred dollars for each offense, and in addition shall be liable to any person injured thereby, or injury to his property, for two times the amount of actual damage sustained.
Sources: Codes, Hemingway's 1921 Supp. § 1142i; 1930, § 984; 1942, § 2214; Laws, 1920, ch. 204.
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