Misdemeanor Disorderly Conduct

Disorderly Conduct (18-9-106)

  1. A person commits disorderly conduct if he or she intentionally, knowingly, or recklessly:
    (a) Makes a coarse and obviously offensive utterance, gesture, or display in a public place and the utterance, gesture, or display tends to incite an immediate breach of the peace; or
    (b) (Deleted by amendment, L. 2000, p. 708, § 39, effective July 1, 2000.)
    (c) Makes unreasonable noise in a public place or near a private residence that he has no right to occupy; or
    (d) Fights with another in a public place except in an amateur or professional contest of athletic skill; or
    (e) Not being a peace officer, discharges a firearm in a public place except when engaged in lawful target practice or hunting; or
    (f) Not being a peace officer, displays a deadly weapon, displays any article used or fashioned in a manner to cause a person to reasonably believe that the article is a deadly weapon, or represents verbally or otherwise that he or she is armed with a deadly weapon in a public place in a manner calculated to alarm.
  2. Repealed.
  3. (a) An offense under paragraph (a) or (c) of subsection (1) of this section is a class 1 petty offense; except that, if the offense is committed with intent to disrupt, impair, or interfere with a funeral, or with intent to cause severe emotional distress to a person attending a funeral, it is a class 2 misdemeanor.
    (b) An offense under paragraph (d) of subsection (1) of this section is a class 3 misdemeanor.
    (c) An offense under paragraph (e) or (f) of subsection (1) of this section is a class 2 misdemeanor.
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