Chapter 9.22
FRAUDS AND SWINDLES

Sections:

9.22.010    Obtaining hotel, restaurant or lodging house accommodations by fraud.

9.22.900    Statutes incorporated by reference.

9.22.010 Obtaining hotel, restaurant or lodging house accommodations by fraud.

Any person who shall willfully obtain food, money, credit, lodging or accommodations at any hotel, inn, restaurant, boarding house or lodging house, without paying therefor, with intent to defraud the proprietor, owner, operator or keeper thereof or who obtains food, money, credit, lodging, accommodation at such hotel, inn, restaurant, boarding house or lodging house, by the use of any false pretense; or, who, after obtaining food, money, credit, lodging or accommodation at such hotel, inn, restaurant, boarding house or lodging house, removes or causes to be removed from such hotel, inn, restaurant, boarding house or lodging house, his or her baggage, without the permission or consent of the proprietor, manager or authorized employee thereof, before paying for such food, money, credit, lodging or accommodation, shall be guilty of a misdemeanor; provided, that the aggregate amount of food, credit, money, lodging or accommodation so obtained is less than $75.00. Proof that food, money, credit, lodging or accommodation was obtained by false pretense or by false or fictitious show or pretense of any baggage or other property, or that the person refused or neglected to pay for such food, money, credit, lodging or accommodation on demand, or that he or she gave in payment for such food, money, credit, lodging or accommodation, negotiable paper on which payment was refused, or that he or she absconded or departed from or left the premises without paying for such food, money, credit, lodging or accommodation, or that he or she removed or attempted to remove, caused to be removed, or caused to be attempted to be removed, his or her property or baggage, shall be prima facie evidence of the fraudulent intent hereinbefore mentioned. [Ord. 1519 § 1, 1985; Ord. 1235 § 3, 1979: RCW 19.48.110.]

9.22.900 Statutes incorporated by reference.

The following statutes are incorporated in this chapter by reference:

RCW

9.45.040    Frauds on Innkeeper

9.45.060    Encumbered, Leased or Rented Personal Property – Construction

9.45.062    Failure to Deliver Leased Personal Property – Requisites for Prosecution – Construction

9.45.180    Fraud in Operating Coin-Box Telephone or Other Receptacle

9.45.190    Manufacture or Sale of Slugs to be Used for Coin

9A.60.010    Definitions

9A.60.040    Criminal Impersonation

[Ord. 1519 § 1, 1985.]