Chapter 21: Crimes And Punishments


Article 41: Crimes Against The Public Peace

Statute 21-4101: Disorderly conduct. Disorderly conduct is, with knowledge or probable cause to believe that such acts will alarm, anger or disturb others or provoke an assault or other breach of the peace:

      (a)   Engaging in brawling or fighting; or

      (b)   Disturbing an assembly, meeting, or procession, not unlawful in its character; or

      (c)   Using offensive, obscene, or abusive language or engaging in noisy conduct tending reasonably to arouse alarm, anger or resentment in others.

      Disorderly conduct is a class C misdemeanor.

      History:   L. 1969, ch. 180, § 21-4101; July 1, 1970.