Sec. 14-7. Disorderly conduct prohibited; described.

 

A person shall be guilty of disorderly conduct if, with the purpose of causing public danger, alarm, disorder, nuisance, or if his conduct is likely to cause public danger, alarm, disorder or nuisance, he willfully does any of the following acts:

 

(a)   Commits an act in a violent and tumultuous manner toward another whereby the other or the other's property is placed in danger of life, limb or health or in danger of being destroyed or damaged.

 

(b)   Causes, provokes or engages in any fight, brawl or riotous conduct so as to endanger the life, limb, health or property of another.

 

(c)   Interferes with another's pursuit of a lawful occupation by acts of violence.

 

(d)   Incites, attempts to incite or is involved in attempting to incite a riot.

 

(e)   Addresses a threat or threats to any member of the city police department, any other authorized official of the city who is engaged in the lawful performance of his duties, or any other person, when such threat or threats have a direct tendency to cause acts of violence.

 

(f)   Damages, befouls or disturbs public property or the property of another so as to create a hazardous, unhealthy or physically offensive condition.

 

(g)   Makes or causes to be made any loud, boisterous and unreasonable noise, disturbance or act to the annoyance of any other person or persons nearby, or near to any public highway, street, lane, alley, park, square or common, whereby the public peace is broken or disturbed or the public annoyed.

 

(h)   Fails to obey a lawful order to disperse by a police officer, when known to be such an official, where one (1) or more persons are committing acts of disorderly conduct in the immediate vicinity, and the public health and safety is imminently threatened.

 

Source:  Ord. No. 3058, 1(61), 3-1-82; Ord.  No. 3435, 1, 10-6-86

Editor's note--Ordinance No. 3058, 1(61), enacted March 1, 1982, amended Ch. 14 by adding thereto provisions designated as 14-63. For classification purposes, said provisions are included herein as 14-7.