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No person shall:
(A) Commit an assault, or an assault and battery, upon any person.
(B) Be intoxicated in a public place and either endanger directly the safety of another person or of property.
(C) Be present in any public place with his or her ability to walk, talk or see significantly impaired by the use of any controlled substance, as defined by Public Act 368 of 1978, as amended, provided, however, that this division shall not be construed to apply to a person whose faculties have been impaired by medication prescribed by a physician and taken as directed.
(D) Knowingly prowl about premises owned or leased by another in the nighttime without the express or implied consent of that person.
(E) Knowingly go upon property owned or leased by another and peep through the window of a building on that property at any person without the express or implied consent of that person.
(F) Engage in any fight in a public place.
(G) Remain in any public place after its regular closing hours after being told to leave by one authorized to give such an order.
(H) Conduct himself or herself in any public place, or join with one or more other persons in a public place, if he or she knows or should know that, singly or together with the others with whom he or she has joined, he or she is unreasonably obstructing the free and uninterrupted passage of the public along any street or sidewalk, provided that this division is not to be interpreted to conflict with the regulations of the National Labor Relations Board regarding picketing in labor disputes. A violation of this division shall constitute a civil infraction, which shall be punishable by a fine of not more than $100 and costs.
(I) Persist in disturbing the public peace and quiet by loud or aggressive conduct, having once been clearly informed by persons affected that he or she is, in fact, unreasonably causing such a disturbance, provided, however, that notice need not be given when such persons affected reasonably believe that to do so would constitute a risk to their personal safety.
(J) Persist in disturbing the peace and orderly conduct of any meeting of a public body or any meeting open to the general public by any conduct or communication which, by its very existence, inflicts injury or tends to incite an immediate breach of the peace or which prevents the peaceful and orderly conduct of such meeting after having been clearly informed that he or she is, in fact, unreasonably causing such a disturbance.
(K) Solicit or accost any other person in a public place for the purpose of inducing participation in an act of prostitution.
(L) Transport any person, for consideration, to a place where the business of prostitution, gambling or the illegal sale of liquor is carried on, for the purpose of enabling such person to be a customer of any such business.
(M) Knowingly harass any other person. HARASS is defined as any repeated non-verbal conduct which is specifically intended to frighten, embarrass or anger the person or persons who are the object of such conduct or which the person accused has reason to know is likely to produce such reactions, or as any repeated verbal communications which, by its very utterance, inflicts injury or tends to incite an immediate breach of peace.
(N) Knowingly permit a person in any place owned or controlled by him or her to disturb the public peace by loud or boisterous conduct.
(O) Knowingly obstruct or resist any member of the Police force or Fire Department in the discharge of the officer’s lawful duties or fail to obey the lawful order of said officer, knowing the officer to be a member of the Police force or Fire Department.
(P) Urinate or defecate on any public street or sidewalk or on the floor of that part of any building open to the public or any other place in view of the public not specifically designated for that purpose.
(Q) Throw any object from any moving vehicle or toward any person or moving vehicle if he or she knows or should know that damage to person or property, or alarm, which may foreseeably produce damage to person or property, is likely to result.
(R) Commit the offense of larceny by taking any property not his or her own and to which he or she has no claim or right with the intent permanently to deprive the owner of lawful possession or receive or possess any such property, knowing the same to be stolen.
(S) Knowingly destroy, damage, deface or remove any public property or other property not his or her own.
(T) Summon, without any good reason therefor, by telephone or otherwise, the Police or Fire Department, any public or private ambulance or any other service of any kind to go to any address where the service called for is not needed.
(U) Knowingly take possession of and ride or take away any bicycle without the express or implied permission of the owner.
(V) Telephone, visit or otherwise communicate with any person repeatedly or cause the same to be done for the primary purpose of harassing such other person or his or her family.
(W) Engage in any indecent or obscene conduct in any public place.
(X) Make any indecent exposure of his or her person in a public place. Breastfeeding shall not be considered indecent exposure under this section.
(Y) Make or maintain an operating connection to public utility or cable television facilities without the permission of the owner of such facilities.
(Z) When in proximity to a fire or other hazard, refuse or knowingly fail to obey a reasonable official request or order to move for the purpose of maintaining public safety.
(AA) Fail to accurately identify himself or herself when requested to do so by a police officer after the officer observes that person commit a civil infraction or when the officer has probable cause to believe the person has committed a misdemeanor outside the officer’s presence.
(BB) While a spectator in a sport stadium, pass or assist in passing any person, with or without that person’s consent, above spectators in the stadium.
(CC) Maintain a cigarette vending machine at any location which is open to the public.
(DD) While in a store or in its immediate vicinity do any of the following:
(1) While a store is open to the public, alter, transfer, remove and replace, conceal or otherwise misrepresent the price at which property is offered for sale, with the intent not to pay for the property or to pay less than the price at which the property is offered for sale.
(2) While a store is open to the public, steal property of the store that is offered for sale.
(3) With the intent to defraud, obtain or attempt to obtain money or property from the store as a refund or exchange for property that was not paid for and belongs to the store.
Penalty, see § 130.999