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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