A.   From and after the effective date hereof, it shall be unlawful for any person of the age of seventeen (17) years or younger to loiter, stroll or drive upon the streets, alleys, avenues, parks or other places within the City after the hour of twelve o'clock (12:00) midnight and before the hour of five o'clock (5:00) A.M. unless accompanied by a parent, legal guardian or other adult person having authority to accompany said person or unless said minor person is en route directly to or from an authorized activity connected with the public school, a church, civic organization or place of work.
   B.   Any police officer or other law enforcement officer is hereby authorized and empowered to take charge of any person seventeen (17) years of age or younger violating the provisions of this Section, and it shall be the duty of such officers to take such person into custody and notify immediately the parent, legal guardian or adult person having the care and custody of such minor of the violations of the terms of this Section and to inform said person that the minor will be held in an authorized holding facility or any other lawful place of detention until called for by such parent, legal guardian or legal custodian. (Ord. 456, 6-11-1996)