Originally Posted by Pine-Creek
Nothing to rethink, Trespass laws here in Pa work in this manner, once the property is posted no Trespassing
and the Sheriffs dept is notified anyone entering the property is to be wared and fined the 1st time, the 2nd
trangression becomes Aggravated Trespassing and the Trespasser can be arrested, even the PGC, and the PGC knows it. Nobody takes legal presidence on a County Sheriff here in Pa, not even the PGC. Your private property law falls under County Sheriff jurisdiction for law enforcement purposes, in Pa. If this was happening on my land I would call the County Sheriff.
Might want to check your facts before giving inncorect information.
A. General Provisions
B. Prosecution and Penalties
Sec. 901. Amended December 17, 1990, Act No. 180-1990, December 19, 1996, Act No. 184, December 21, 1998, Act No. 1998-166, June 28, 2002, Act No. 2001-79, Effective August 28, 2002 and October 7, 2010, Act No. 64, Effective December 6, 2010.
Sec. 901. Powers and duties of enforcement officers.
(a) Powers.--Any officer whose duty it is to enforce this title or any officer investigating any alleged violation of this title shall have the power and duty to:
(1) Enforce all laws of this Commonwealth relating to game or wildlife and arrest any person who has violated any of the provisions of this title while in pursuit of that person immediately following the violation.
(2) Go upon any land or water outside of buildings, except curtilage, posted or otherwise, in the performance of the officer's duty.