City of Aurora, MO
Lawrence County
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[Code 1972, §22-7; Ord. No. 87-1953, §1, 11-9-1987; CC 1988 §19-84]
A. 
Definitions. For the purposes of this Section the following words shall have the meanings ascribed below:
PRIVATE PROPERTY
Any place which at the time is not open to the public. It includes property which is owned publicly or privately.
PROPERTY OF ANOTHER
Any property in which the actor does not have a possessory interest.
PUBLIC PLACE
Any place which at the time is open to the public. It includes property which is owned publicly or privately.
SEPARATE PREMISES
If a building or structure is divided into separately occupied units, such units are separate premises.
B. 
Peace Disturbance. A person commits the crime of peace disturbance if:
1. 
He unreasonably and knowingly disturbs or alarms another person or persons by:
a. 
Loud noise; or
b. 
Offensive and indecent language which is likely to produce an immediate violent response from a reasonable recipient; or
c. 
Fighting; or
d. 
Creating a noxious and offensive odor;
2. 
He is in a public place or on the private property of another without consent and purposely causes inconvenience to another person or persons by unreasonably and physically obstructing:
a. 
Vehicular or pedestrian traffic; or
b. 
The free ingress to or egress from a public or private place.
C. 
Private Peace Disturbance. A person commits the crime of private peace disturbance if he is on private property and unreasonably and purposely causes alarm to another person or persons on the same premises by:
1. 
Threatening to commit a crime against any person.
2. 
Fighting.
[Ord. No. 94-2153 §215.115, 6-27-1994]
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 public property or property of any other person is placed in danger of being destroyed or damaged.
2. 
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.
3. 
Any person who shall assemble or congregate with another or others and cause, provoke or engage in any fight or brawl.
4. 
Any person who shall assemble or congregate with another or others and cause, provoke or engage or attempt to engage in gaming.
5. 
Any person who shall collect in bodies or in crowds and engage in unlawful activities.
6. 
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.
7. 
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.
8. 
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.
9. 
Any person who shall assemble or congregate with another or others and do bodily harm to another.
10. 
Any person who shall, by acts of violence, interfere with another's pursuit of a lawful occupation.
11. 
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.
12. 
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.
B. 
Any person convicted of or who pleads guilty to disorderly conduct, as defined in this Section, shall be punished by a fine of not less than one dollar ($1.00), nor more than five hundred dollars ($500.00), confinement in the Aurora City Jail of not less than one (1) nor more than ninety (90) days, or by both fine and confinement to be determined by the Municipal Judge.
[Code 1972, §22-32; CC 1988 §19-24]
A person commits the crime of unlawful assembly if he knowingly assembles with six (6) or more other persons and agrees with such persons to violate any of the criminal laws of this State or of the United States with force or violence.