§ 11-11-2 Use of dangerous or offensive
instruments or substances to disturb public assemblies.
Any person who shall willfully place in, on, about, or upon any theater, motion
picture house, hall, or other building or place where people are assembled for
the purpose of entertainment or instruction, any substance or thing that does
or is liable to interrupt and disturb the peace and order of that place, or is
liable to interrupt, disturb, or throw into confusion or endanger the life and
limb of persons assembled in that place, or which is liable to or does cause
injury to the property of the owner, lessee, tenant, or other occupant of the
theater, motion picture house, hall, or other building or place, or whoever
willfully throws into, against or upon, or puts, places, and explodes or causes
to be placed or exploded in or upon any theater, motion picture house, hall, or
any other building or place of public assemblage, any bomb, torpedo, or other
instrument or package loaded or filled with any explosive or offensive
substance with intent unlawfully to destroy or injure the theater, motion
picture house, hall, or other building or place of public assemblage, shall be
imprisoned not exceeding five (5) years, or shall be fined not exceeding one
thousand dollars ($1,000), or both.
History of Section.
(G.L. 1923, ch. 397, § 76; P.L. 1932, ch. 1921, § 1; G.L. 1938, ch.
608, § 86; G.L. 1956, § 11-11-2.)