2010 Mississippi Code
TITLE 97 - CRIMES
Chapter 25 - Offenses Affecting Railroads, Public Utilities and Carriers.
97-25-45 - Railroads, public utilities, and carriers; obstructing or impeding by intimidation, force or violence.
§ 97-25-45. Railroads, public utilities, and carriers; obstructing or impeding by intimidation, force or violence.
If any person shall unlawfully obstruct or impede by any act of force or violence, or by any means of intimidation, the regular operation and conduct of the business of any railroad company or any public service corporation, or person carrying passengers or property, or any public utility, or shall impede, hinder, or obstruct, by force or violence, the regular running of any locomotive-engine, freight or passenger train of any railroad, or any vehicle used in the transportation of persons or property on the public highways, or the operation of any public utility, such person shall be guilty of a felony and, upon conviction, shall be committed to the custody of the department of corrections for a term of not less than one (1) year nor exceeding five (5) years.
Sources: Codes, 1942, § 2345-02; Laws, 1947, 2nd Ex. ch. 5, § 2; Laws, 1981, ch. 541, § 16, eff from and after July 1, 1981.
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