Chapter 9.08


9.08.010    Tampering with electrical apparatus.

9.08.020    Penalty for violations.

9.08.010 Tampering with electrical apparatus.

It is unlawful for any person or persons to tap, or make connections with, or take currents of electricity from, in any unauthorized manner whatsoever, any electric wire or cable, used by the city or any person, persons or electric company in this city for conducting electric currents over the same, or to tamper with any meter or meters, of this city or of any person, persons or electric company or use their electricity, or diminish by any means or contrivance whatsoever, the free passage of any current or currents of electricity over any such wires or cables or through such meters, or to wilfully break, mar, injure or deface any such wire, cable, meter, pole, cross-arm, globe, carbon or any appliance whatsoever of any such lighting system, or agree with or conspire with any other person or persons to do any of the aforementioned unlawful acts. (Prior code § 6.10.010)

9.08.020 Penalty for violations.

Any person or persons violating any of the provisions of Section 9.08.010 of this chapter shall upon conviction thereof, be fined in any sum not exceeding five hundred dollars, or be imprisoned for a period not exceeding six months, or by both such fine and imprisonment. (Ord. 293-74 § 10, 1974; prior code § 6.10.020)