WVC 17 - 22 - 18
§17-22-18. Removal, defacing, etc., signs lawfully within highway
Any person who willfully or maliciously displaces, removes,
destroys or injures a mile-board, milestone, danger-sign, signal,
guide-sign, guidepost, highway sign, or historical marker or any
inscription thereon, lawfully within or adjacent to a highway, or
who in any manner paints, prints, places, puts or affixes any
advertisement upon or to any rock, stone, tree, fence, stump,
pole, mile-board, milestone, danger-sign, guide-sign, guidepost,
highway sign, historical marker, building or other subject
lawfully within the limits of any highway, shall be guilty of a
misdemeanor and shall be punished accordingly.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2016 Regular Session
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