WVC 31 - 3 - 3
§31-3-3. Injuries to property of boom company.
If any person or persons shall wilfully and maliciously
injure or destroy any of such booms or piers or other works
connected therewith, or shall remove, alter or deface any mark or
marks on any logs or other timber intended for such boom, he
shall pay treble damages, to be recovered by an action brought in
the name of such corporation, before a justice or any of the
courts of the county having jurisdiction in which he or they
shall reside, or in the county in which the offense was
committed; and such person or persons so offending shall also be
guilty of a misdemeanor, and, upon conviction thereof, may be
fined not exceeding one hundred dollars or confined in the county
jail not exceeding twelve months, or both, in the discretion of
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2013 1st Special Session
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