§ 8-4-040

Defacing and injuring house of worship and cemeteries

Any person who wilfully defaces, mars, injures, destroys or removes any vault, tomb, monument, gravestone, memorial of the dead, veterans’ or other military monument or memorial, church, synagogue, or any other structure constituting a place of worship of any religion, sect or group, or any part of any contents thereof, or any fence, tree, shrub or plant appurtenant thereto, shall be fined not less than $100.00 nor more than $750.00, or imprisoned for not more than six months, or both such fine and imprisonment, for each offense. Each such act of marring, injuring, destroying or removal shall constitute a separate offense.

(Prior code § 193-1.3; Amend Coun. J. 3-29-06, p. 73632, § 1)



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