(765 ILCS 505/5) (from Ch. 96 1/2, par. 155)
    Sec. 5. Whoever shall willfully trespass upon the land of another by mining thereon, shall, in addition to the damages now authorized by law, be liable to a penalty not to exceed $500, which may be recovered by the owner thereof, in the circuit court of the county where the land is situated.
(Source: P.A. 83-345.)