Chapter 9.20


9.20.010    Discharge prohibited.

9.20.020    Violation--Penalty.

9.20.030    Weapons in public places prohibited.

9.20.010 Discharge prohibited.

No person shall, within the limits of the town, shoot or discharge any toy air pistol or rifle shooting lead shot, or missile of metal, wood, or other hard substance. (Ord. 4 (part), 1967)

9.20.020 Violation--Penalty.

Any person violating the provisions of this chapter shall upon conviction be guilty of a misdemeanor, and shall be punished for each separate offense. (Ord. 4 (part), 1967)

9.20.030 Weapons in public places prohibited.

A.    No person shall purposely or knowingly carry or transport any weapon, including but not limited to pistols, rifles, shot guns, slingshots, daggers, razor knives, or any knife having a blade four inches long or longer, into any public assembly, publicly owned or leased building, court, or school in the town.

B.    Nothing contained in this section shall prohibit the legitimate display of firearms or other weapons at shows or other public occasions by collectors and others, nor shall anything contained in this section prohibit the carrying of weapons into public places by properly appointed or elected police, highway patrol or sheriff’s officers, or other duly authorized persons.

C.    A person convicted of violating this section shall be fined not to exceed five hundred dollars or be imprisoned in the county jail not to exceed six months, or both.

D.    For purposes of this section, a person acts purposely if it is the person’s conscious object to engage in that conduct, and a person acts knowingly when the person is aware of the person’s own conduct. (Ord. 177, 1995)