City of Ste. Genevieve, MO
Ste. Genevieve County
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A. 
A person commits the offense of assault if:
1. 
The person attempts to cause or recklessly causes physical injury to another person;
2. 
With criminal negligence the person causes physical injury to another person by means of a deadly weapon;
3. 
The person purposely places another person in apprehension of immediate physical injury;
4. 
The person recklessly engages in conduct which creates a grave risk of death or serious physical injury to another person;
5. 
The person knowingly causes physical contact with another person knowing the other person will regard the contact as offensive or provocative; or
6. 
The person knowingly causes physical contact with an incapacitated person, as defined in Section 475.010, RSMo., which a reasonable person, who is not incapacitated, would consider offensive or provocative.
A. 
A person commits the offense of domestic assault if the act involves a family or household member or an adult who is or has been in a continuing social relationship of a romantic or intimate nature with the actor as defined in Section 455.010, RSMo.; and
1. 
The person attempts to cause or recklessly causes physical injury to such family or household member;
2. 
With criminal negligence the person causes physical injury to such family or household member by means of a deadly weapon or dangerous instrument;
3. 
The person purposely places such family or household member in apprehension of immediate physical injury by any means;
4. 
The person recklessly engages in conduct which creates a grave risk of death or serious physical injury to such family or household member;
5. 
The person knowingly causes physical contact with such family or household member knowing the other person will regard the contact as offensive; or
6. 
The person knowingly attempts to cause or causes the isolation of such family or household member by unreasonably and substantially restricting or limiting such family or household member's access to other persons, telecommunication devices or transportation for the purpose of isolation.
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Note — Under certain circumstances this offense can be a felony under state law.
A. 
A person commits the offense of assault of a Law Enforcement Officer, emergency personnel or Probation and Parole Officer if:
1. 
Such person recklessly causes physical injury to a Law Enforcement Officer, emergency personnel or Probation and Parole Officer;
2. 
Such person purposely places a Law Enforcement Officer, emergency personnel or Probation and Parole Officer in apprehension of immediate physical injury;
3. 
Such person knowingly causes or attempts to cause physical contact with a Law Enforcement Officer, emergency personnel or Probation and Parole Officer without the consent of the Law Enforcement Officer, emergency personnel or Probation and Parole Officer.
B. 
As used in this Section, "emergency personnel" means any paid or volunteer firefighter, emergency room or trauma center personnel, or emergency medical technician as defined in Subdivisions (15), (16) and (17) of Section 190.100, RSMo.
A. 
A person commits the offense of harassment if for the purpose of frightening or disturbing another person he/she:
1. 
Communicates in writing or by telephone a threat to commit any felony;
2. 
Makes a telephone call or communicates in writing and uses coarse language offensive to one of average sensibility;
3. 
Makes a telephone call anonymously; or
4. 
Makes repeated telephone calls.
A person commits the offense of false imprisonment if he/she knowingly restrains another unlawfully and without consent so as to interfere substantially with his/her liberty.
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Note — Under certain circumstances this offense can be a felony under state law.
A. 
A person commits the offense of endangering the welfare of a child if:
1. 
He/she with criminal negligence acts in a manner that creates a substantial risk to the life, body or health of a child less than seventeen (17) years old;
2. 
He/she knowingly encourages, aids or causes a child less than seventeen (17) years old to engage in any conduct which causes or tends to cause the child to come within the provisions of paragraph (d) of Subdivision (2) of Subsection (1) or Subdivision (3) of Subsection (1) of Section 211.031, RSMo.;
3. 
Being a parent, guardian or other person legally charged with the care or custody of a child less than seventeen (17) years old, he/she recklessly fails or refuses to exercise reasonable diligence in the care or control of such child to prevent him/her from coming within the provisions of paragraph (c) of Subdivision (1) of Subsection (1) or paragraph (d) of Subdivision (2) of Subsection (1) or Subdivision (3) of Subsection (1) of Section 211.031, RSMo.;
4. 
He/she knowingly encourages, aids or causes a child less than seventeen (17) years of age to enter into any room, building or other structure which is a public nuisance as defined in Section 195.130, RSMo.; or
5. 
He/she operates a vehicle in violation of Subsection (2) of Section 565.024, RSMo., or Section 565.060, RSMo., or Sections 342.020 or 342.030 of this Code while a child less than seventeen (17) years old is present in the vehicle.
B. 
Nothing in this Section shall be construed to mean the welfare of a child is endangered for the sole reason that he/she is being provided non-medical remedial treatment recognized and permitted under the laws of this State.
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Note — Under certain circumstances this offense can be a felony under state law.
A. 
Definitions. As used in this Section, the following terms shall have these prescribed meanings:
COLLISION
The act of a motor vehicle coming into contact with an object or a person.
INJURY
Physical harm to the body of a person.
MOTOR VEHICLE
Any automobile, truck, truck-tractor, or any motorbus or motor-propelled vehicle not exclusively operated or driven on fixed rails or tracks.
UNATTENDED
Not accompanied by an individual fourteen (14) years of age or older.
B. 
A person commits the offense of leaving a child unattended in a motor vehicle if such person knowingly leaves a child ten (10) years of age or less unattended in a motor vehicle and such child injures another person by causing a motor vehicle collision or by causing the motor vehicle to injure a pedestrian.
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Note — Under certain circumstances this offense can be a felony under state law.