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A person commits a violation of this section when the person does any of the following:
(A) Engages in fighting or violent behavior in any public place or in or near any lawful assembly of persons; provided that, participants in athletic contests may engage in such conduct that is reasonably related to that sport;
(B) Directs abusive epithets or makes any threatening gesture which the person knows or reasonably should know is likely to provoke a violent reaction by another;
(C) Without lawful authority or color of authority, the person disturbs any lawful assembly or meeting of persons by conduct intended to disrupt the meeting or assembly;
(D) By words or action initiates or circulates a report or warning of fire, epidemic or other catastrophe, knowing such report to be false or such warning to be baseless; and/or
(E) Without authority or justification, obstructs any street, sidewalk, highway or other public way, with the intent to prevent or hinder its lawful use by others.
(2013 Code, § 21-13) (Ord. 10877, passed 2-28-1966; Ord. 14999, passed 7-13-2020) Penalty, see § 130.999