Disorderly Conduct in public places
A person is guilty of Disorderly Conduct in public places if:
- with the intent to cause public inconvenience, annoyance or alarm, or recklessly creating a risk thereof, he:
- In any street, highway, public building, or while in or on a public conveyance, or public place
- engages in conduct having a direct tendency to cause acts of violence by the person or persons at whom, individually, such conduct is directed
- Disorderly conduct is punishable by up to twelve months in jail and/or a $2,500 fine.
Representation by criminal defense attorney is always recommended.
VIRGINIA CODE: http://law.lis.virginia.gov/vacode/title18.2/chapter9/section18.2-415/
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