Chapter 9.32


9.32.010    Disturbance of assembly.

9.32.020    Riot.

9.32.030    Unlawful assembly.

9.32.040    Offenses on public conveyances.

9.32.050    Disturbing public peace.

9.32.060    Fraud.

9.32.070    Shoplifting.

9.32.080    Unlawful retention of public library materials.

9.32.090    Property damage.

9.32.010 Disturbance of assembly.

Every person who, without authority of law, shall wilfully disturb any assembly or meeting not unlawful in its character shall be guilty of a misdemeanor. (Ord. 355 § 8(1), 1967)

9.32.020 Riot.

Whenever three or more persons, having assembled for any purpose, shall disturb the public peace or threaten or attempt to commit such disturbance, or to do any unlawful act by the use of force or violence, accompanied with the power of immediate execution of such threat or attempt, shall be guilty of a riot, punishable as a misdemeanor. (Ord. 355 § 8(2), 1967)

9.32.030 Unlawful assembly.

Whenever three or more persons shall assemble with intent:

(1) To commit any unlawful act by force;

(2) To carry out any purpose in such manner as to disturb the public peace;

(3) Being assembled, shall attempt or threaten any act tending toward a breach of the peace, or an injury to persons or property or any unlawful act.

Such an assembly is unlawful, and every person participating therein by his presence, aid or instigation, shall be guilty of a misdemeanor; provided, that prior to making arrests an order to disperse be given, and a reasonable time allowed for such dispersion. (Ord. 355 § 8(3), 1967)

9.32.040 Offenses on public conveyances.

Every person who shall wilfully use profane, offensive, or indecent language or engage in any quarrel in any public conveyance, or interfere with or annoy any passenger therein, or, having refused to pay the proper fare, shall fail to leave any such conveyance upon demand, or with intent to avoid the payment of fare shall ride upon any car or engine not commonly used for carriage of passengers, shall be guilty of a misdemeanor. (Ord. 355 § 8(4), 1967)

9.32.050 Disturbing public peace.

Any conduct not herein specifically described which tends to or does disturb the public peace, provoke disorder, or endanger the safety of others is unlawful, and any person guilty of a violation of this section shall be guilty of a misdemeanor. (Ord. 355 § 8(5), 1967)

9.32.060 Fraud.

Every person who, with intent to deprive or defraud the owner thereof:

(1) Shall take, lead, or drive away the property of another;

(2) Shall obtain from the owner or another the possession of or title to any property, real or personal, by color or aid of any order for the payment or delivery of property or money or any check or draft, knowing that the maker or drawer of such order, check or draft was not authorized or entitled to make or draw the same, or by color or aid of any fraudulent or false representation, presentation or pretense or by any false token or writing or by any trick, device, bunco game or fortunetelling;

(3) Having any property in his possession, custody, or control as bailee, factor, pledgee, servant, attorney, agent, employee, trustee, executor, administrator guardian or officer of any person, estate, association or corporation or by competent authority to take or hold such possession, custody or control, or as a finder thereof, shall secrete, withhold or appropriate the property to his own or to the use of any person other than the true owner or person entitled thereto; or

(4) Having received any property by reason of mistake, shall with knowledge of such mistake secrete, withhold or appropriate the property to his own use or to the use of any person other than the true owner or person entitled thereto; and

(5) Every person who, knowing the property to have been so appropriated, shall bring into this city or buy, sell, receive aid in concealing or withholding any property wrongfully appropriated, whether within or outside of the city in such manner as to constitute larceny under the provisions of this chapter shall be guilty of larceny. Whoever commits larceny is guilty of a misdemeanor. (Ord. 355 § 8(6), 1967)

9.32.070 Shoplifting.

A person who wilfully takes possession of any goods, wares or merchandise with a value of less than $75.00 offered for sale by any wholesale or retail store or other mercantile establishment without the consent of the seller, with the intention of converting such goods, wares, or merchandise to his own use without having paid the purchase price therefor is guilty of a misdemeanor (shoplifting). (Ord. 355 § 8(7), 1967)

9.32.080 Unlawful retention of public library materials.

Any person who wilfully retains any book, newspaper, magazine, pamphlet, manuscript, recording or other property belonging to or in any public library, reading room, or other educational institution, for 30 days after date due for return, shall be guilty of a misdemeanor. (Ord. 355 § 8(8), 1967)

9.32.090 Property damage.

Every person who, in such manner as might, if not discovered, endanger the safety of any person or property, or shall in any manner interfere, tamper with, damage or obstruct any public or private property not his own; and every person who shall discharge any firearm or throw any dangerous missile at any train, engine, bus, car or other vehicle shall be guilty of a misdemeanor. (Ord. 355 § 8(9), 1967)