2013 Mississippi Code
Title 97 - CRIMES
Chapter 35 - CRIMES AGAINST PUBLIC PEACE AND SAFETY
§ 97-35-51 - Obstructing access to emergency assistance; penalties


MS Code § 97-35-51 (2013) What's This?

Any person who verbally or physically obstructs, prevents, or hinders another person from seeking or receiving emergency medical assistance, emergency assistance from a third party, or emergency assistance from law enforcement or other emergency personnel, with the intent to cause or allow physical harm or injury to that person is guilty of a misdemeanor and shall, upon conviction thereof, be punished by a fine not to exceed One Thousand Dollars ($ 1,000.00) or imprisonment not to exceed six (6) months, or both.

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