Title 17: Offenses

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Title 17 – Offenses

Chapter 1 – In General

Section 17-01-01. Definitions
Section 17-01-02. Criminal Contempt
Section 17-01-03. Hindering Proceedings by Disorderly Conduct
Section 17-01-04. Fleeing or Attempting to Elude a Police Officer
Section 17-01-05. Interference with Officers
Section 17-01-06. False Alarms or False Reports

Chapter 2 – Offenses Against Persons

Section 17-02-01. Simple Assault
Section 17-02-02. Harassment

Chapter 3 – Offenses Against Property

Section 17-03-01. Criminal Mischief – Penalty
Section 17-03-02. Tampering with or Damaging a Public Service
Section 17-03-03. Consent as a Defense and Definition of “of another” for Criminal Mischief or Tampering with or Damaging a Public Service
Section 17-03-04. Criminal Trespass
Section 17-03-05. Consolidated Theft Offenses
Section 17-03-06. Theft of Property
Section 17-03-07. Theft of Services
Section 17-03-08. Theft of Property Lost, Mislaid or Delivered by Mistake
Section 17-03-09. Thefts Punishable Under City Ordinances
Section 17-03-10. Defrauding Secured Creditors – Penalty
Section 17-03-11. Retail Theft – Shoplifting
Section 17-03-12. Defenses and Proof as to Theft and Related Offenses
Section 17-03-13. Making or Uttering Slugs

Chapter 4 – Offenses Against Public Order, Health, Safety and Sensibilities

Section 17-04-01. Engaging in a Riot
Section 17-04-02. Disobedience of Public Safety Orders Under Riot Conditions
Section 17-04-03. Disorderly Conduct
Section 17-04-04. Defense when Conduct Consists of Constitutionally Protected Activity
Section 17-04-05. Gambling
Section 17-04-06. Prostitution
Section 17-04-07. Persons Less than Twenty-One (21) Years Prohibited – Exceptions
Section 17-04-08. Misrepresentation of Age – Obligations of Licensee
Section 17-04-09. Bottle Clubs Prohibited
Section 17-04-10. Public Intoxication – Assistance – Medical Care
Section 17-04-11. No Prosecution for Intoxication
Section 17-04-12. Contributing to Delinquency of Minors
Section 17-04-13. Minors – Curfew – General Regulations – Penalties
Section 17-04-14. Obstructing Public Officers, Preventing Arrest and Hindering Law Enforcement
Section 17-04-15. Removing or Secreting Property of Another
Section 17-04-16. Injuring or Destroying Private Property
Section 17-04-17. Injuring or Destroying Public Property
Section 17-04-18. Marijuana Possession.
Section 17-04-19. Sale of Tobacco Products Through Vending Machines Restricted
Section 17-04-20. Sale of Tobacco Products to Minors Prohibited
Section 17-04-21. Possession, Purchase or Use of Tobacco Products by Minors Prohibited
Section 17-04-22. Restrictions on Self Service of Tobacco Products

Chapter 5 – Miscellaneous Offenses

Section 17-05-01. Barbed Wire Fences
Section 17-05-02. Boating and Water Sports Regulations
Section 17-05-03. Posting Handbills, Placards, Posters, or Signs Prohibited
Section 17-05-04. Iceboxes, Refrigerators, Locked Containers
Section 17-05-05. Unlawful Discharge of Weapons
Section 17-05-06. Unlawful Use or Injury to Cable System

Chapter 6 – Reserved for Future Use

Chapter 7 – Reserved for Future Use

Chapter 8 – Sentencing

Section 17-08-01. Classification of Offenses
Section 17-08-02. Sentencing Alternatives
Section 17-08-03. Procedure for Trial of Infraction – Incidents
Section 17-08-04. Special Sanction for Organizations
Section 17-08-05. Factors to be Considered in Sentencing
Section 17-08-06. Imposition of Fine – Response to Non-payment
Section 17-08-07. Incidents of Probation
Section 17-08-08. Conditions of Probation – Revocation
Section 17-08-09. Restitution or Reparation – Procedures
Section 17-08-10. Merger of Sentences – Sentencing for Multiple Offenses
Section 17-08-11. Penalty for Violation of Chapter

This document contains the ordinances relating to Title 17 – Offenses in the order of passage.

  • Adopted June 06, 2014 via Ordinance 971
  • Amended Section 17-03-09, Thefts punishable under city ordinances on July 9, 2014 via Ordinance 974
  • Amended Section 17-04-8.1, Paraphernalia on August 4, 2015 via Ordinance 994
  • Amended Section 17-02-01, Simple Assault on February 16, 2016 via Ordinance 1003
  • Amended Section 17-08-12, Creating a Fee to Benefit Local Victims of Crime on August 1, 2017 via Ordinance 1022
Posted in Municipal Code (Ordinances).