Adams County, WI
 
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Supervisors of Adams County 4-21-1987 by Ord. No. 8-1987. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Alcohol beverages — See Ch. 141.
Animals — See Ch. 145.
Mass public assemblies — See Ch. 151.
Firearms and weapons — See Ch. 206.
Sexually oriented businesses — See Ch. 294.
Tobacco products and smoking — See Ch. 332.
The following enumerated sections of the Wisconsin Statutes, excluding all penalty provisions therein in connection with the herein described offenses, are hereby adopted and by incorporation and by reference made a part of this Code as if fully set forth herein. Any future amendments, revisions or modifications of the herein adopted and incorporated statutory provisions are intended to be made part of this Code.
A. 
Chapter 940, Crimes Against Life and Bodily Security. The statutory provisions set forth in Chapter 940, Crimes Against Life and Bodily Security, of the Wisconsin Statutes are hereby adopted and by incorporation and reference made a part of this Code as if fully set forth herein:
(1) 
Section 940.19, Battery.
(2) 
Section 940.205, Battery or threat to Department of Revenue employee.
(3) 
Section 940.41, Definitions.
(4) 
Section 940.42, Intimidation of witnesses.
(5) 
Section 940.44, Intimidation of victims.
B. 
Chapter 941, Crimes Against Public Health and Safety. The statutory provisions set forth in Chapter 941, Crimes Against Public Health and Safety, of the Wisconsin Statutes are hereby adopted and by incorporation and reference made a part of this Code as if fully set forth herein:
(1) 
Section 941.01, Negligent operation of vehicle.
(2) 
Section 941.10, Negligent handling of burning material.
(3) 
Section 941.12, Interfering with fire fighting.
(4) 
Section 941.20, Endangering safety by use of dangerous weapon.
(5) 
Section 941.23, Carrying concealed weapon.
(6) 
Section 941.235, Carrying firearm in public building.
(7) 
Section 941.35, Emergency telephone calls.
(8) 
Section 941.36, Fraudulent tapping of electric wires or gas or water meters or pipes.
(9) 
Section 941.37, Obstructing emergency or rescue personnel.
C. 
Chapter 942, Crimes Against Reputation, Privacy and Civil Liberties. The statutory provisions set forth in Chapter 942, Crimes Against Reputation, Privacy and Civil Liberties, of the Wisconsin Statutes are hereby adopted and by incorporation and reference made a part of this Code as if fully set forth herein:
(1) 
Section 942.01, Defamation.
(2) 
Section 942.03, Giving false information for publication.
(3) 
Section 942.05, Opening letters.
(4) 
Section 942.06, Use of polygraphs and similar tests.
D. 
Chapter 943, Crimes Against Property. The statutory provisions set forth in Chapter 943, Crimes Against Property, of the Wisconsin Statutes are hereby adopted and by incorporation and reference made a part of this Code as if fully set forth herein:
(1) 
Section 943.01, Damage to property.
(2) 
Section 943.07, Criminal damage to railroads.
(3) 
Section 943.11, Entry into locked vehicle.
(4) 
Section 943.125, Entry into locked coin box.
(5) 
Section 943.13, Trespass to land.
(6) 
Section 943.14, Criminal trespass to dwellings.
(7) 
Section 943.15, Entry onto a construction site or into a locked building, dwelling or room.
(8) 
Section 943.20, Theft.
(9) 
Section 943.207, Transfer of recorded sounds for unlawful use.
(10) 
Section 943.21, Fraud on hotel or restaurant keeper, recreational attraction, taxicab operator, or gas station.
(11) 
Section 943.23, Operating vehicle without owner's consent.
(12) 
Section 943.24, Issue of worthless check.
(13) 
Section 943.26, Removing or damaging encumbered real property.
(14) 
Section 943.34, Receiving stolen property.
(15) 
Section 943.37, Alteration of property identification marks.
(16) 
Section 943.45, Theft of telecommunications service.
(17) 
Section 943.50, Retail theft; theft of services.
(18) 
Section 943.55, Removal of shopping cart.
(19) 
Section 943.61, Theft of library material.
E. 
Chapter 944, Crimes Against Sexual Morality. The statutory provisions set forth in Chapter 944, Crimes Against Sexual Morality, of the Wisconsin Statutes are hereby adopted and by incorporation and reference made a part of this Code as if fully set forth herein:
(1) 
Section 944.20, Lewd and lascivious behavior.
(2) 
Section 944.23, Making lewd, obscene or indecent drawings.
(3) 
Section 944.30, Prostitution.
(4) 
Section 944.31, Patronizing prostitutes.
(5) 
Section 944.33, Pandering.
(6) 
Section 944.36, Solicitation of drinks prohibited.
F. 
Chapter 945, Gambling. The statutory provisions set forth in Chapter 945, Gambling, of the Wisconsin Statutes are hereby adopted and by incorporation and reference made a part of this Code as if fully set forth herein:
(1) 
Section 945.01, Definitions.
(2) 
Section 945.02, Gambling.
(3) 
Section 945.04, Permitting premises to be used for commercial gambling.
(4) 
Section 945.07, Gambling by participants in contest.
(5) 
Section 945.12, Endless sales chains.
G. 
Chapter 946, Crimes Against Government and Its Administration. The statutory provisions set forth in Chapter 946, Crimes Against Government and Its Administration, of the Wisconsin Statutes are hereby adopted and by incorporation and reference made a part of this Code as if fully set forth herein:
(1) 
Section 946.06, Improper use of the flag.
(2) 
Section 946.40, Refusing to aid officer.
(3) 
Section 946.41, Resisting or obstructing officer.
(4) 
Section 946.45, Negligently allowing escape.
(5) 
Section 946.46, Encouraging violation of probation, extended supervision or parole.
(6) 
Section 946.70, Impersonating peace officers, fire fighters, or other emergency personnel.
(7) 
Section 946.72, Tampering with public records and notices.
H. 
Chapter 947, Crimes Against Public Peace, Order and Other Interests. The statutory provisions set forth in Chapter 947, Crimes Against Public Peace, Order and Other Interests, of the Wisconsin Statutes are hereby adopted and by incorporation and reference made a part of this Code as if fully set forth herein:
(1) 
Section 947.01, Disorderly conduct.
(2) 
Section 947.012, Unlawful use of telephone.
(3) 
Section 947.013, Harassment.
(4) 
Section 947.015, Bomb scares.
(5) 
Section 947.02, Vagrancy.
(6) 
Section 947.04, Drinking in common carriers.
(7) 
Section 947.06, Unlawful assemblies and their suppression.
I. 
Chapter 948, Crimes Against Children. The statutory provisions set forth in Chapter 948, Crimes Against Children, of the Wisconsin Statutes are hereby adopted and by incorporation and reference made a part of this Code as if fully set forth herein:
(1) 
Section 948.50, Strip search by school employee.
(2) 
Section 948.51, Hazing.
(3) 
Section 948.63, Receiving property from a child.
J. 
Chapter 951, Crimes Against Animals. The statutory provisions set forth in Chapter 951, Crimes Against Animals, of the Wisconsin Statutes are hereby adopted and by incorporation and reference made a part of this Code as if fully set forth herein.
K. 
Chapter 961, Uniform Controlled Substances Act. The statutory provisions set forth in Chapter 961, Uniform Controlled Substances Act, of the Wisconsin Statutes are hereby adopted and by incorporation and reference made a part of this Code as if fully set forth herein:
(1) 
Section 961.14, Schedule I.
(2) 
Section 961.16, Schedule II.
(3) 
Section 961.41, Prohibited acts A – penalties.
[1]
Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. II).
A. 
Any person, firm or corporation violating any provision of this chapter shall, upon conviction, be required to forfeit not less than $10 nor more than $500, together with the costs of the action, and in default of payment thereof shall be subject to imprisonment in the County jail for a period not to exceed 90 days. Where appropriate, license suspension or revocation may be imposed in addition to the forfeiture.
B. 
Deposits and stipulations. Persons arrested or cited for violation of this chapter shall be permitted to make deposits in accordance with the deposit schedule established by the County Board of Supervisors. All deposits shall be made to the Clerk of Circuit Court's office. Any deposit accepted by the Adams County Sheriff's Office shall be brought to the Clerk of Circuit Court's office as soon as possible after receipt thereof.[1]
[1]
Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. II).
C. 
Juveniles.
(1) 
A person under the age of 18 years violating a provision of this chapter shall have the citation heard in the court assigned to exercise jurisdiction under Ch. 48, Wis. Stats. Dispositions of these citations shall be in accordance with Ch. 48, Wis. Stats.
(2) 
Further, any person under 18 years of age violating a provision of this chapter may make a stipulation as to guilt or no contest and make a deposit in accordance with Ch. 48, Wis. Stats. Deposits may be brought or mailed to the office of the Clerk of Circuit Court. Any deposit accepted by the Adams County Sheriff's Office shall be brought to the Clerk of Circuit Court's office as soon as possible after receipt thereof.
This chapter shall in no way be deemed to supplant or otherwise invalidate any provision of state statutes relating to the subject matter hereof. Any person entrusted with the enforcement of this chapter may, in the exercise of his or her discretion, proceed under the applicable state statutes.
This chapter shall be enforced by the Adams County Sheriff's Office or persons deputized by the Adams County Sheriff. This chapter shall apply to any person 14 years of age or older.