2010 Mississippi Code
TITLE 97 - CRIMES
Chapter 25 - Offenses Affecting Railroads, Public Utilities and Carriers.
97-25-39 - Railroads; uncoupling locomotives and cars by persons not employed by railroad.
§ 97-25-39. Railroads; uncoupling locomotives and cars by persons not employed by railroad.
If any person, not being employed on any railroad, shall wilfully and maliciously uncouple or detach the locomotive or tender or any of the cars of any railroad train, or shall in any way aid, abet or procure the doing of the same, such person shall be punished by a fine of not less than two hundred fifty dollars ($250.00) nor more than one thousand dollars ($1,000.00), or imprisonment in the county jail not exceeding six (6) months, or both.
Sources: Codes 1892, § 1271; 1906, § 1346; Hemingway's 1917, § 1080; 1930, § 1110; 1942, § 2346; Laws, 1981, ch. 541, § 13, eff from and after July 1, 1981.
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