TITLE 11
Criminal Offenses

CHAPTER 11-36
Railroads and Carriers

SECTION 11-36-6


§ 11-36-6 Trespassing on railroad right-of-way.

Every person who without right knowingly stands or walks, or rides a bicycle or other vehicle on the private right-of-way of any railroad or railway operated by steam or other power, except for the purpose of crossing it at a highway or other authorized crossing, shall be fined not more than one thousand dollars ($1,000) or be imprisoned not more than one year, or both. Any person violating this section may be arrested without a warrant by any police officer or any special railroad police officer and proceeded against according to law.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1899, ch. 613, § 1; G.L. 1909, ch. 345, § 35; P.L. 1913, ch. 953, § 1; G.L. 1923, ch. 397, § 35; G.L. 1938, ch. 608, § 35; G.L. 1956, § 11-36-6; P.L. 1985, ch. 157, § 1; P.L. 1987, ch. 76, § 1.)