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Keeping wrecked goods a misdemeanor
Navigation (NAV) CHAPTER 37, ARTICLE 10
§ 139-a. Keeping wrecked goods a misdemeanor. A person who takes away
goods or other property not his own from a stranded vessel, or any goods
or other property cast by the sea upon the land or found in a bay or
creek, or who knowingly becomes possessed of any such goods or other
property, and does not deliver the same, within forty-eight hours
thereafter, to the sheriff or one of the coroners or wreck masters of
the county where the same was found, is guilty of a misdemeanor.