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Is It A Crime to Ride the Rails Like a Hobo?

Maryland law punishes one who, without permission, rides on the outside, or inside of a train, including a flatbed. A good criminal defense lawyer in Baltimore MD knows the penalty can bee a steep one – 6 months or a $1,000 fine. Interestingly though, as a knowledgeable Baltimore criminal defense lawyer knows, the penalties for trespassing on railroad property is less than for trespassing on private property[ 30 days / $100 fine].

-This Article was updated by Eric Kirk on 2/12/20. 

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