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(A) For the purpose of this section, the following definition shall apply unless the context clearly indicates or requires a different meaning.
PUBLIC PLACE. Any area generally accessible to the public for common usage and access, including any street, sidewalk, bridge, alley or alleyway, plaza, park, playground, driveway, parking lot or transportation facility, the doorways and entranceways, stairway, hall, courtyard, passageway, or common area to any building which fronts on any of those places, or a motor vehicle in or on any of those places, or any property owned by the Town of Kenly.
(B) It shall be unlawful for a person to remain or wander about in a public place in a manner and under circumstances manifesting the intent to engage in a violation of any subdivision of the North Carolina Controlled Substances Act, G.S. Ch. 90, Art. 5. When done with the intent of violation of the aforementioned statutes, the circumstances shall include:
(1) Repeatedly beckoning to, stopping, or attempting to stop passers-by, or repeatedly attempting to engage passers-by in conversation;
(2) Repeatedly stopping or attempting to stop motor vehicles;
(3) Repeatedly interfering with the free passage of other persons;
(4) The person behaves in a manner as to raise a reasonable suspicion that he or she is about to engage in or is engaged in an unlawful drug-related activity;
(5) The person repeatedly passes to or receives from passers by, whether on foot or in a vehicle or by courier, money or objects;
(6) The person takes flight upon the approach or appearance of a law enforcement officer; or
(7) The person is at a location frequented by persons who use, possess, or sell drugs.
(Ord. 123, passed 8-14-1995) Penalty, see § 130.99