§ 11-30-5. Evidence as to intoxicating liquors.
It shall not be necessary to prove an actual sale of intoxicating liquors in any building, place, or tenement, in order to establish the character of such premises as a common nuisance as provided in § 11-30-2 The notorious character of any premises, the notoriously bad or intemperate character of persons visiting them, the keeping of the implements or appurtenances usually appertaining to grog-shops, tippling-shops, or places where intoxicating liquors are sold, shall be evidence that the premises are nuisances within the meaning of §§ 11-30-1 and 11-30-2. Evidence of the sale or keeping of intoxicating liquors for sale in any building, place or tenement shall be evidence that the sale or keeping is illegal, and that the premises are nuisances within the meaning of §§ 11-30-1 and 11-30-2.
(G.L. 1896, ch. 92, § 3; G.L. 1909, ch. 108, § 3; G.L. 1923, ch. 120, § 3; G.L. 1938, ch. 598, § 13; G.L. 1956, § 11-30-5.)