Chapter 2 Section 3

Section 2.03.  TRESPASS.

(1) Entering Upon Property.  Any person who shall willfully drive or park any automobile or any other motor or horsedrawn vehicle, or who shall ride or drive any horse or other animal, or who shall drive or permit any cattle to go upon, or who shall enter upon, walk over, occupy, prowl or loiter upon, or in any other manner, use any lane, roadway, lands or premises owned or lawfully occupied by another, within the Village of River Hills without the consent or permission of the owner or occupant thereof, the burden of proof to show such consent or permission being upon such accused person, shall be guilty of trespass and upon conviction, shall be subject to a forfeiture of not less than Ten ($10.00) Dollars nor more than Five Hundred ($500.00) Dollars, and the costs of the action; and in default of payment thereof, shall be subject to imprisonment in the County Jail or the House of Correction of Milwaukee County until such forfeiture and costs, together with any subsequent costs, have been paid, but in any event not to exceed thirty (30) days.  Each day upon which such trespass shall occur, shall constitute a separate offense.

(2)  Damage, Destruction or Removal.  Any person willfully, maliciously or wantonly committing any of the following acts, without the permission or consent of the owner or lawful occupant of the said property, the burden of proof to show such permission or consent being upon the accused person, shall be guilty of malicious trespass and upon conviction shall be subject to a forfeiture of not less than Ten ($10.00) Dollars nor more than Five Hundred ($500.00) Dollars, and the costs of the action; and in default of payment thereof, shall be subject to imprisonment in the County Jail or the House of Correction of Milwaukee County until such forfeiture and costs, together with any subsequent costs, have been paid, but in any event not to exceed thirty (30) days, to-wit:

[a]  Destroy, remove, throw down or damage any fence, hedge or wall enclosing any orchard, pasture, meadow, garden or any field whatsoever, on land belonging to or lawfully occupied by another.

[b]  Upon or leave open, throw down, damage, remove or destroy any gate or bars in such fence, hedge or wall.

[c]  Cut down, dig or root up, sever, damage, destroy, or carry away when severed any fruit, shade, ornamental or other tree, or any shrub, root, plant, flower, grain or vegetable, or any mineral, earth or stone.

[d]  Tear down, mutilate, deface or damage any building, sign-board, fence or railing, or sever or carry away any part thereof standing or being upon the land of another.

[e]  Damage, destroy, remove or carry away any vase or statue, arbor, or any ornamental structure standing or being in any street or public ground in the Village, or any private enclosure or private roadway.

[f]  Destroy, remove, mutilate or damage any milestone, guide-post or board erected in any highway or other public way in the Village or deface or obliterate any device or inscription thereon.

[g]  Cut down, break down, remove, mutilate or damage any monument erected, or tree marked, for the purpose of designating the boundaries of the Village or any tract of land or subdivision thereof, or deface or obliterate any figures, letters, device or inscription thereon made for such purpose.

[h]  Break, remove, destroy, or damage any post, guard, railing, light, lamp, lantern or other lighting device, or the equipment used in holding same in place, erected or being on any bridge, roadway, street, sidewalk or other public ground.

[i]  Damage or destroy any personal property of another located upon the premises of such other person, or upon any highway adjoining such premises within the Village.

[j]  Engage, aid or abet in transporting any flowers, trees, bushes, shrubs, plants or other matter or thing cut, broken, removed, mutilated or damaged without the consent or permission of the owner or occupant of the premises from which said materials were transported.

Phone: (414) 352-8213
River Hills, WI 53217
7650 N. Pheasant Lane