Crime of Obstructing Highways and Other Public Passages Law and Legal Definition

Crime of Obstructing Highways and Other Public Passages – In Pennsylvania, “a person, who, having no legal privilege to do so, intentionally or recklessly obstructs any highway, railroad track or public utility right-of-way, sidewalk, navigable waters, other public passage, whether alone or with others, commits a summary offense, or, in case he persists after warning by a law officer, a misdemeanor of the third degree.” Frantz v. Gress, 2009 U.S. App. LEXIS 28670, 3-4 (3d Cir. Pa. Dec. 30, 2009)