[HISTORY: Adopted by the Township Council of the Township of Marlboro 12-9-1937 (Ch. 108, Art. I, of the 1981 Code); amended in its entirety 3-5-2009 by Ord. No. 2009-12. Subsequent amendments noted where applicable.]
No person shall, within the limits of the Township of Marlboro, New Jersey, engage in any of the following activities:
Engage in any practice, sport or exercise having a tendency to annoy or interfere with persons passing on the streets or sidewalks of the Township of Marlboro.
Loiter, lounge, sleep or create a disturbance on any street, sidewalk or other public place or in or about any park, public building, school, store or other business establishment, or utter any loud and offensive or indecent language or make offensive remarks to any person or persons passing along, in or upon any such sidewalk, street, park, school, store or other public place or business establishment.
Congregate with others on a sidewalk, street, park, school, store or other public place or business establishment and refuse to move when ordered by the police.
Obstruct, molest, hinder, annoy, frighten, threaten, insult or interfere with any other person lawfully upon the streets, parks, public places or in any automobile, bus or other public or private conveyance lawfully upon any street.
Be disorderly in any public omnibus, street, highway, thoroughfare or on any sidewalk or in any boardinghouse, store, restaurant or other place of commerce or public or quasi-public place.
Permit any house, shop, store or other building or structure owned or occupied by him or her to be used, frequented or resorted to by noisy, riotous or disorderly persons or by prostitutes, gamblers, vagrants or common mendicants.
Throw or discard any tin cans, paper posters, glass, metal or any hard or dangerous substance, garbage or refuse whatsoever upon any public street, sidewalk, highway or public place.
Commit or attempt to commit an assault or an assault and battery either in a public or private place, or aid or assist or abet any person about to commit or attempt to commit an assault or an assault and battery.
Make or assist in making any riot, noise or disturbance at any house, shop, theater or other place of amusement.
Appear on any street or in any park or other public place or in public view in a state of nudity, or make any indecent exposure of his or her person or commit or do any lewd or indecent act or behave in a lewd or indecent manner.
Maliciously destroy, damage or injure any property, public or private.
Cause or permit to be emitted any vile, offensive, obnoxious or nauseating smoke or odor, or any smoke or odor that may be vile, offensive, obnoxious or nauseating to any of the residents of the Township of Marlboro.
Station himself on the streets or follow pedestrians for the purpose of soliciting alms, or solicit alms on the streets without lawful authority.
Enter any building or trespass upon lands belonging to the Board of Education of the Township of Marlboro, or break or injure or deface such building or any part thereof or the fences or outbuildings belonging to or connected with such building or lands, or disturb the exercises of such school or molest or annoy the children attending such school or any teachers thereof.
Hinder or obstruct any officer in the performance of his duties, or willfully refuse or neglect to assist any officer when lawfully called upon by him so to do in the execution of any process or in the suppression of any breach of the peace or disorderly conduct or in case of any escape or when such officer is resisted in the discharge of his duty, or knowingly resist or oppose any officer or person authorized by law in serving or attempting to serve any writ, bill, order or process or when making any arrest, either with or without a warrant.
Intentionally enter upon or trespass upon the land or property of any person without permission to do so.
Invade the privacy of any person by going upon the private property of others in stealth and at night for the purpose of "peeping" through windows, doors or other openings, thereby engaging in conduct associated with what is commonly known as a "Peeping Tom."
Upon apprehension, be unable to give a good account of himself or be engaged in an illegal occupation and be in the Township of Marlboro for an unlawful purpose. In any prosecution under this section, the fact that the person apprehended cannot give a good account of himself or is engaged in an illegal occupation shall be prima facie evidence that he is present in this Township for an unlawful purpose.
Accost or approach any person of the opposite sex unknown to such person any by word, sign or gesture attempt to speak or to become acquainted with such person against his or her will, upon a public street or other public place in this Township, except in the transaction of legitimate business.
Attempt to entice or procure a person of the opposite sex to commit an unlawful act, or accost or approach any person and by word, sign or gesture suggest or invite the doing of any indecent or unnatural act.
Any person, while operating a motor vehicle on any street or highway in the Township of Marlboro, who knowingly flees or attempts to elude any police or law enforcement officer after having received any signal from such officer to bring the vehicle to a full stop is a disorderly person.
Possession, giving of, bartering, selling or otherwise disposing of any ticket, tickets, slip, paper, chit or other memoranda or any share or interest in any ticket, tickets, slip or memoranda in any number game or the holding, conducting or having of any interest in any number game or receipt of any monies in connection with any number game.
Possess or consume any open container of alcoholic beverage on any public street, sidewalk or public place, unless otherwise permitted by the Code.
All other riotous, indecent or disorderly conduct, breach of the peace and vagrancy not hereinabove specifically mentioned are hereby prohibited.
The term "person," as used in this chapter, shall, wherever appropriate in connection with the context, include "individual," "firm," "corporation," "partnership," "association," "company" or "organization" of any kind and shall include the plural. The masculine pronoun shall include the feminine.
Any person violating or failing to comply with any of the provisions of this chapter shall, upon conviction thereof, be punishable by a fine of not more than $2,000 or by imprisonment for a term not to exceed 90 days, or by both such fine and imprisonment, in the discretion of the Judge. The continuation of such violation on each successive day shall constitute a separate offense, and the person or persons allowing or permitting the continuation of the violation may be punished as provided above for each separate offense.