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13-2904. Disorderly conduct;
classification


A. A person commits disorderly conduct if, with intent to disturb the peace or
quiet of a neighborhood, family or person, or with knowledge of doing so, such person:


1. Engages in fighting, violent or seriously disruptive behavior; or


2. Makes unreasonable noise; or


3. Uses abusive or offensive language or gestures to any person present in a manner
likely to provoke immediate physical retaliation by such person; or


4. Makes any protracted commotion, utterance or display with the intent to prevent
the transaction of the business of a lawful meeting, gathering or procession; or


5. Refuses to obey a lawful order to disperse issued to maintain public safety in
dangerous proximity to a fire, a hazard or any other emergency; or


6. Recklessly handles, displays or discharges a deadly weapon or dangerous
instrument.


B. Disorderly conduct under subsection A, paragraph 6 is a class 6
felony. Disorderly conduct under subsection A, paragraph 1, 2, 3, 4 or 5 is a class 1
misdemeanor.