Village of Alexandria Bay, NY
Jefferson County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Alexandria Bay 4-23-1968 as Ord. No. 52. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Alcoholic beverages — See Ch. 38.
Amusement devices — See Ch. 41.
Curfew — See Ch. 56.
Dogs — See Ch. 63.
Littering — See Ch. 97.
Noise — See Ch. 102.
Parades — See Ch. 105.
Peddling and soliciting — See Ch. 107.
Snowmobiles — See Ch. 124.
Any person who, with intent to provide a breach of the peace or whereby a breach of the peace may be occasioned, commits any of the following acts shall be deemed to have committed the offense of disorderly conduct:
A. 
Uses offensive language, conduct or behavior. Uses or indulges in offensive, disorderly, threatening, abusive or insulting language, conduct or behavior.
B. 
Annoys or disturbs others. Acts in such manner as to annoy, disturb, interfere with, obstruct or be offensive to others.
C. 
Unlawful assembly. Congregates with others on a public street, sidewalk, park or place and refuses to move on when ordered by the police.
D. 
Causes crowd to collect. By his actions causes a crowd to collect, except when lawfully addressing such a crowd.
E. 
Shouts or makes noise. Shouts or makes any other noise outside or inside a building during the nighttime to the annoyance or disturbance of any considerable number of persons.
F. 
interferes with others. Interferes with any person in any place by jostling against such person or unnecessarily crowding him or by placing a hand in the proximity of such person's pocket, pocketbook or handbag.
G. 
Solicits alms. Stations himself on the public streets or follows pedestrians for the purpose of soliciting alms or solicits alms on the public streets unlawfully.
H. 
Lewd conduct Frequents or loiters about any public place soliciting men for the purpose of committing a crime against nature or other lewdness.
I. 
Disturbance in public conveyances. Causes a disturbance in any railroad car, omnibus or other public conveyance by running through it, climbing through windows or upon the seats or otherwise annoying passengers or employees therein.
J. 
Annoys pedestrians. Stands on sidewalks or street corner and makes insulting remarks to or about passing pedestrians or annoys such pedestrians.
K. 
Criminal activities.
(1) 
Is engaged in any illegal occupation or bears an evil reputation and with an unlawful purpose consorts with thieves and criminals or frequents unlawful resorts.
(2) 
In any prosecution under this Subsection K, the fact that the defendant is engaged in an illegal occupation or bears an evil reputation and is found consorting with persons of the evil reputation, thieves or criminals shall be prima facie evidence that such consorting was for an unlawful purpose.
L. 
Unlawful use of municipal property. Makes use of any municipal property including parks or stadiums or conducts himself in a manner contrary to any posted notices, rules or regulations of the village or refuses to obey the orders of any person or persons in authority with respect to the use of or conduct in or with respect to such property.
M. 
Indecent dress. Being a person over the age of 16 years and appearing in the Business District or any other public street or place within the village dressed in such manner which fails to conceal that portion of the wearer's body extending from the shoulders to a point midway between the hips and knees.
N. 
Violates ordinance. Violates any ordinance herein which by its terms declares such violation to be disorderly conduct.
Any violation of this chapter or parts thereof shall constitute disorderly conduct. Any person found to be in violation of the provisions of this chapter may be assessed a fine not to exceed $250 or imprisoned for a term not to exceed 15 days, or both such fine and imprisonment.
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Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code; see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I.