CRIMES AND PUNISHMENTS
TELEGRAPH, TELEPHONE AND ELECTRIC LINES
18-6801. Removal or obstruction of telephone or telegraph lines or equipment. Every person who maliciously displaces, removes, injures or destroys any public telephone instrument or any part thereof or any equipment or facilities associated therewith, or who enters or breaks into any coin box associated therewith, or who willfully displaces, removes, injures or destroys any telegraph or telephone line, wire, cable, pole or conduit belonging to another or the material or property appurtenant thereto is guilty of a misdemeanor, and upon conviction thereof shall be punished by a fine not exceeding one thousand dollars ($1,000), or by imprisonment in the county jail for not more than six (6) months, or by both such fine and imprisonment.
[18-6801, added 1972, ch. 336, sec. 1, p. 970; am. 2006, ch. 71, sec. 17, p. 221.]