Maine Revised Statutes

§507. Desecration and defacement

1.    A person is guilty of desecration and defacement if he intentionally desecrates any public monument or structure, any place of worship or burial, or any private structure not owned by him.
[ 1975, c. 499, §1 (NEW) .]
2.    As used in this section, "desecrate" means marring, defacing, damaging or otherwise physically mistreating, in a way that will outrage the sensibilities of an ordinary person likely to observe or discover the actions.
[ 1975, c. 499, §1 (NEW) .]
3.    Desecration is a Class D crime.
[ 1983, c. 710, (AMD) .]
SECTION HISTORY
1975, c. 499, §1 (NEW). 1983, c. 710, (AMD).

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