Sec. 14-229. Unlawful throwing of firecrackers; penalty.

 

(a) A person commits the offense of unlawful throwing of firecrackers if he throws any firecracker, or any object which explodes upon contact with another object:

 

(1) From or into a motor vehicle;

 

(2) Onto any street, highway, or sidewalk;

 

(3) At or near any person;

 

(4) Into any building; or

 

(5) Into or at any group of persons.

 

(b) Unlawful throwing of firecrackers is punishable under the general penalty section of this code.

 

(c) The driver of any motor vehicle from which any offense as set forth under subsection (a) of this section shall have been committed shall be prima facie responsible for the commission of said offense and may be charged accordingly.

 

Source:  Ord. No. 3088, 23, 9-7-82; Ord. No. 3437, 1, 10-6-86