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The 193rd General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Section 114: Trees and fences; malicious injury

Section 114. Whoever wilfully and maliciously or wantonly breaks glass in a building which is not his own, or whoever wilfully and maliciously breaks down, injures, mars or defaces a fence belonging to or enclosing land which is not his own, or wilfully and maliciously throws down or opens a gate, bars or fence, and leaves the same down or open, or maliciously and injuriously severs from the freehold of another any produce thereof or anything attached thereto, shall be punished by imprisonment for not more than six months or by a fine of not more than five hundred dollars.