WVC 17 - 17 - 10
§17-17-10. Payment of toll prior to passage; demand of excessive
toll; evading payment of toll.
The proprietor of any toll bridge may require lawful toll to
be paid previous to a passage thereover. But if there be
demanded at any such bridge more than is lawful, the proprietor
shall forfeit to the party aggrieved so much as is illegally
demanded and a further sum of not less than two nor more than
fifteen dollars. Whoever shall knowingly or intentionally
defraud, or attempt to defraud, the proprietor of any toll bridge
by evading, or attempting to evade, the payment of lawful toll
for crossing such bridge, or whoever shall aid another to evade,
or attempt to evade, the payment of such toll, shall be guilty of
a misdemeanor, and for every such offense shall, upon conviction
thereof, be fined not in excess of ten dollars.