Division II. Offenses Against the Person

Chapter 9.12


9.12.010    Assault and battery prohibited.

9.12.020    Fines.

9.12.010 Assault and battery prohibited.

A. Whoever intentionally and unlawfully, but without malice, points or aims any firearm, loaded or otherwise, at any person shall be deemed an ordinance violator.

B. Any person, not being armed with a dangerous weapon, who unlawfully assaults or commits battery upon another shall be deemed an ordinance violator.

C. For the purposes of this chapter an “assault” is defined as an attempt or offer, in a rude, insolent, menacing or angry manner, unlawfully to touch, strike, beat or wound another person, coupled with the present ability to carry such threat into effect.

D. For the purposes of this chapter, “battery” is defined as the unlawful striking or application of force to another. (Ord. 14-028 § 8, 2014; Ord. 210 § 4, 1978; 1978 code § 9.12)

9.12.020 Fines.

A violation of this chapter is an offense punishable by the fine established in the current, adopted budget. (Ord. 14-028 § 9, 2014)