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- Alaska Statutes.
- Title 11. Criminal Law
- Chapter 61. Offenses Against Public Order
- Section 150. Obstruction of Highways.
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AS 11.61.150. Obstruction of Highways.
- (a) A person commits the crime of obstruction of highways if the person knowingly
- (1) places, drops, or permits to drop on a highway any substance that creates a substantial risk of physical injury to
others using the highway; or
- (2) renders a highway impassable or passable only with unreasonable inconvenience or hazard.
- (b) It is an affirmative defense to a prosecution under (a)(1) of this section that
- (1) the defendant took reasonable steps to remove the substance from the highway; and
- (2) no person suffered physical injury as a result of the presence of the substance on the highway.
- (c) Obstruction of highways is a class B misdemeanor.
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