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    Sec. 25-9. Injuring, Tampering or Interfering Generally with Vehicles.

     

    Sec. 25-9. Injuring, tampering or interfering generally with vehicles.
     
    (a) Any person who shall individually or in association with one or more others willfully break, injure, tamper with or remove any part of any vehicle, aircraft, boat or vessel, for the purpose of injuring, defacing or destroying such vehicle, aircraft, boat or vessel or temporarily or permanently preventing its useful operation, or for any purpose against the will or without the consent of the owner of such vehicle, aircraft, boat or vessel, or who shall in any other manner willfully or maliciously interfere with or prevent the running or operation of such vehicle, aircraft, boat or vessel, shall be guilty of a class 1 misdemeanor.
     
    (b) Any person who shall, without the consent of the owner or person in charge of a vehicle, aircraft, boat, vessel, locomotive or other rolling stock of a railroad, climb into or upon such vehicle, aircraft, boat, vessel, locomotive or other rolling stock of a railroad with intent to commit any crime, malicious mischief or injury thereto; or who, while a vehicle, aircraft, boat, vessel, locomotive or other rolling stock of a railroad is at rest and unattended, shall attempt to manipulate any of the levers, starting crank or other device, brakes or mechanism thereof or to set into motion such vehicle, aircraft, vessel, locomotive or other rolling stock of a railroad, with the intent to cause any crime, malicious mischief, or injury thereto, shall be guilty of a class 1 misdemeanor, except that the foregoing provision shall not apply when any such act is done in an emergency or in furtherance of public safety or by or under the direction of an officer in the regulation of traffic or the performance of any other official duty. (Code 1959, § 20-18; Ord. No. O-87-053, § 1, 3-24-87)
     
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