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609.851 FALSE TRAFFIC SIGNAL.
    Subdivision 1. Misdemeanor. A person is guilty of a misdemeanor if the person exhibits a
false light or signal or interferes with a light, signal, or sign controlling or guiding traffic on a
highway, railroad track, navigable waters, or in the air.
    Subd. 2. Felony. A person who violates subdivision 1 and knows that doing so creates a risk
of death or bodily harm or serious property damage is guilty of a felony and may be sentenced to
imprisonment for not more than five years or to payment of a fine of not more than $10,000, or
both.
History: 1989 c 5 s 12