2010 Mississippi Code
TITLE 97 - CRIMES
Chapter 15 - Offenses Affecting Highways, Ferries and Waterways.
97-15-39 - Obstructing waterways; felling tree or bush into stream or canal or obstructing in any way.
§ 97-15-39. Obstructing waterways; felling tree or bush into stream or canal or obstructing in any way.
If any person shall fell any bush or tree into a stream or canal not less than one hundred and fifty (150) feet wide, or obstruct the same in any way whatever, and shall not remove the obstruction immediately, it shall be deemed a misdemeanor, and, on conviction thereof, the offender, in addition to the penalty recoverable by law, shall be fined not more than fifty dollars or be imprisoned not more than one week.
Sources: Codes, Hutchinson's 1848, ch. 10, art. 7(32); 1857, ch. 64, art. 160; 1871, § 2623; 1880, § 2871; 1892, § 1145; 1906, § 1223; Hemingway's 1917, § 953; 1930, § 980; 1942, § 2210.
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