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(A) (1) Any person who shall obtain food, lodging, shelter, services or other accommodations at any hotel, inn, restaurant, apartment house, boarding house, rooming house or motel with intent to deprive the owner or keeper thereof, if the value of the food, lodging, services or other accommodations be of the value of $1,000 or less, shall be guilty of an offense.
(2) Proof that the lodging, food, services or other accommodations were obtained by false pretense, or that the person gave a check on which payment was refused, or that he left the facility where the accommodations were provided without payment or offering to pay or that he or she registered under a fictitious name shall be prima facie proof of the intent to defraud. This section shall not apply where there has been an agreement in writing for delay of payment.
(Prior Code, § 11-418)
(B) (1) Any person who shall obtain transportation services in a taxicab, bus or other public transportation with intent to deprive the owner thereof shall be guilty of an offense.
(2) Proof that the transportation services were obtained by false pretenses, that the person gave a check for the services for which payment was refused or that the person left the transportation vehicle without payment or offering to pay for the services shall be prima facie proof of intent to defraud.
(Prior Code, § 11-419)
(Ord. 1523, passed 10-4-94; Am. Ord. 1661, passed 10-16-01; Am. Ord. 1949, passed 11-7-17) Penalty, see § 10.99