Sec. 12-2. Disorderly conduct.
   (a)   Any person who shall do or engage in any of the following shall be guilty of disorderly conduct:
      (1)   Any person who shall act in a violent or tumultuous manner toward another, whereby any person is placed in danger of safety of his life, limb or health;
      (2)   Any person who shall act in a violent or tumultuous manner toward another, whereby public property or property of any other person is placed in danger of being destroyed or damaged;
      (3)   Any person who shall endanger lawful pursuits of another by acts of violence or threats of bodily harm;
      (4)   Any person who shall cause, provoke or engage in any fight, brawl or riotous conduct so as to endanger the life, limb, health or property of another or public property;
      (5)   Any person who shall assemble or congregate with another or others and cause, provoke or engage in any fight or brawl;
      (6)   Any person who shall collect in bodies or in crowds and engage in unlawful activities;
      (7)   Any person who shall assemble or congregate with another or others and engage or attempt to engage in gaming;
      (8)   Any person who shall frequent any public place and obtain money from another by an illegal and fraudulent scheme, trick, artifice or device, or attempt to do so;
      (9)   Any person who assembles with another or others and engages in any fraudulent scheme, device or trick to obtain any valuable thing in any place or from any person, or attempts to do so;
      (10)   Any person who frequents any place where gaming or the illegal sale or possession of alcoholic beverages or narcotics or dangerous drugs is practiced, allowed or tolerated;
      (11)   Any person who shall use "fighting words" directed towards any person who becomes outraged and thus creates turmoil;
      (12)   Any person who shall assemble or congregate with another or others and do bodily harm to another;
      (13)   Any person who shall, by acts of violence, interfere with another's pursuit of a lawful occupation;
      (14)   Any person who shall congregate with another or others in or on any public way so as to halt the flow of vehicular or pedestrian traffic and refuse to clear such public way when ordered to do so by a peace officer or other person having authority;
      (15)   Any person who damages, befouls or disturbs public property or the property of another so as to create a hazardous, unhealthy or physically offensive condition;
      (16)   Any person who shall urinate or defecate on a public street, public place or beach strand.
   (b)   Any person convicted of disorderly conduct, as defined in this section, shall be punished as provided in section 1-6
(Code 1977, § 19-2; Ord. No. 1984-4, § 4-3-84)
State law reference— Disorderly conduct, G.S. 14-288.4.