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Section 64. Whoever hires a horse, carriage or other vehicle, and, with intent to cheat or defraud the owner thereof, makes to him or to his agent at the time of such hiring a false statement of the distance which he proposes to travel with such horse, carriage or other vehicle, or whoever, with such intent, makes to the owner or his agent, after the use of a horse, carriage or other vehicle, a false statement of the distance which he has actually traveled with such horse, carriage or other vehicle, and whoever, with such intent, refuses to pay for the use of a horse, carriage or other vehicle the lawful fare established therefor by any town, shall be punished by a fine of not more than twenty dollars or by imprisonment for not more than two months, or both.

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