§15-3-5. Use of information obtained by interceptions of
transmissions on department of public safety
communications system forbidden; penalties.
No person shall intercept any message or transmission made
on or over any communications system established by the
department of public safety and use the information obtained
thereby to aid, abet or assist in committing a crime, or in
violating any law of this state, or use the same in a manner
which will interfere with the discharge of the department's
Any person who violates any provision of this section or of
section two of this article shall be guilty of a misdemeanor,
and, upon conviction thereof, shall be sentenced to confinement
in the county jail for a period not to exceed one year or by a
fine of an amount not to exceed five hundred dollars or by both
such confinement and fine in the discretion of the court.