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§ 5-71-207 - Disorderly conduct.

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5-71-207.Disorderly conduct.(a)Aperson commits the offense of disorderly conduct if, with the purposeto cause public inconvenience, annoyance, or alarm or recklesslycreating a risk of public inconvenience, annoyance, or alarm, he or she:(1)Engages in fighting or in violent, threatening, or tumultuous behavior;(2)Makes unreasonable or excessive noise;(3)Ina public place, uses abusive or obscene language, or makes an obscenegesture, in a manner likely to provoke a violent or disorderly response;(4)Disrupts or disturbs any lawful assembly or meeting of persons;(5)Obstructs vehicular or pedestrian traffic;(6)Congregateswith two (2) or more other persons in a public place and refuses tocomply with a lawful order to disperse of a law enforcement officer orother person engaged in enforcing or executing the law;(7)Creates a hazardous or physically offensive condition;(8)Ina public place, mars, defiles, desecrates, or otherwise damages apatriotic or religious symbol that is an object of respect by the publicor a substantial segment of the public; or(9)In a public place, exposes his or her private parts.(b)Disorderly conduct is a Class C misdemeanor.
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  • 5-71-207. Disorderly conduct.

    (a) A person commits the offense of disorderly conduct if, with the purpose to cause public inconvenience, annoyance, or alarm or recklessly creating a risk of public inconvenience, annoyance, or alarm, he or she:

    (1) Engages in fighting or in violent, threatening, or tumultuous behavior;

    (2) Makes unreasonable or excessive noise;

    (3) In a public place, uses abusive or obscene language, or makes an obscene gesture, in a manner likely to provoke a violent or disorderly response;

    (4) Disrupts or disturbs any lawful assembly or meeting of persons;

    (5) Obstructs vehicular or pedestrian traffic;

    (6) Congregates with two (2) or more other persons in a public place and refuses to comply with a lawful order to disperse of a law enforcement officer or other person engaged in enforcing or executing the law;

    (7) Creates a hazardous or physically offensive condition;

    (8) In a public place, mars, defiles, desecrates, or otherwise damages a patriotic or religious symbol that is an object of respect by the public or a substantial segment of the public; or

    (9) In a public place, exposes his or her private parts.

    (b) Disorderly conduct is a Class C misdemeanor.

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