Rule 27. Disorderly Conduct  


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  • (a) No person, on park property, shall recklessly cause inconvenience, annoyance, or alarm to another by doing any of the following:

    (1) Engaging in fighting, in threatening harm to persons or property, or in violent or turbulent behavior;

    (2) Making unreasonable noise or offensively coarse utterance, gesture, or display, or communicating unwarranted and grossly abusive language to any person;

    (3) Insulting, taunting, or challenging another, under circumstances in which such conduct is likely to provoke a violent response;

    (4) Hindering or preventing the movement of persons on a public street, highway, or right of way, or to, from, within, or upon public or private property, on as to interfere with the rights of others, and by any act which serves no lawful and reasonable purpose to the offender;

    (5) Creating a condition which is physically offensive to persons or which presents a risk of physical harm to person or property, by any act which serves no lawful and reasonable purpose to the offender.

    (b) No person shall, while voluntarily intoxicated shall do either of the following:

    (1) On park property and in the presence of two or more persons, engage in conduct likely to be offensive or cause inconvenience, annoyance, or alarm to persons of ordinary sensibilities, which conduct the offender, if were not intoxicated, should know is likely to have such effect on others;

    (2) Engage in conduct or create a condition which presents a risk of physical harm to himself or another, or to the property of another.

    (c) Violation of any statute or ordinance of which an element is operating a motor vehicle, locomotive, water-craft, aircraft, or other vehicle while under the influence of alcohol or any drug abuse, is not a violation of Paragraph (b) of this section.

    (d) When to an ordinary observer a person appears to be intoxicated, it is probable cause to believe such person is voluntarily intoxicated for purposes of Paragraph (b) of this section.

(PR Rule 28; enacted by Resolution of Feb. 4, 1932; renumbered to Rule 27, Apr. 6, 1978; a. eff. Dec. 16, 2011)