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It shall be unlawful for any person to engage in disorderly conduct as hereinafter described. A person shall be guilty of disorderly conduct if, with a purpose to cause a breach of the peace, public danger, disorder, or nuisance, or with the knowledge that he reasonably will create such breach of the peace, public danger, disorder or nuisance he or she:
(A) Make, aid, countenance, or assist in making improper noise, riot, disturbance, breach of the peace, or diversion tending toward breach of the peace.
(B) Gathers or creates a crowd for any unlawful purpose, which annoys or disturbs other persons or by failing or refusing to obey a lawful order of dispersal by a police officer where the person is committing acts of disorderly conduct in the officer's presence.
(C) Be found at any time in unoccupied buildings or lodging in open air and unable to give a reasonable account for being so found.
(D) Be found in gaming houses or disorderly houses; or loitering around any dock, railroad depot, bank, auction room, barroom, hotel, store, shop, car, thoroughfare, public conveyance, public building, private dwelling house, gambling houses, house of ill-fame, or public place, and unable to give a reasonable account for being so found.
(E) Wilfully assault another, or be engaged, in, aid, or abet any fight, quarrel, or other disturbance.
(F) Engage in gambling or any fraudulent scheme, device, or trick to obtain a thing of value; or aid, abet, or in any manner be concerned therein.
(G) While in any public place, do any act or create any condition, which does or is calculated to encourage, aid, abet, or start a riot, public disorder, or disturbance of the peace. It shall not be necessary to prove that the person was solely responsible for the public disorder, but only that his or her appearance, manner, conduct, attire, condition, status, or general demeanor was a motivating factor that resulted in the disturbance of the peace. Any person who refuses, when commanded by a police officer of the city to leave the public place immediately, shall be deemed to be a disturber of the peace.
(H) Exception. This section shall not apply to constitutionally protected speech not in contravention of other laws.
('58 Code, § 31.10) (Ord. 67-22, passed 2-20-67; Am. Ord. 2017-18, passed 1-10-17) Penalty, see § 10.99