City of Bridgeton, MO
St. Louis County
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[Ord. No. 90-45 §3-100, 5-2-1990]
It shall be unlawful for any person to willfully and knowingly obstruct, resist, oppose or fail to obey a lawful command of any Police Officer or City Official charged with enforcement of this Code, or any other person duly authorized in executing or attempting to execute and carry into effect any provision of this Code or other ordinances of the City or order passed or made by the proper authorities of this City, or in serving or attempting to serve any legal writ, warrant, process or order issued by the Mayor or other officer of the City.
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State Law Reference — Resisting or interfering with arrest, RSMo. §575.150; interference with legal process, RSMo. §575.160
[Ord. No. 90-45 §3-105, 5-2-1990]
A. 
A person commits the offense of false impersonation if he:
1. 
Falsely represents himself to be a public servant with purpose to induce another to submit to his pretended official authority or to rely upon his pretended official acts, and
a. 
Performs an act in that pretended capacity;
b. 
Causes another to act in reliance upon his pretended official authority; or
2. 
Falsely represents himself to be a person licensed to practice or engage in any profession for which a license is required by the laws of this State with purpose to induce another to rely upon the representation, and
a. 
Performs an act in that pretended capacity;
b. 
Causes another to act in reliance upon the representation.
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State Law Reference — Similar provisions, RSMo. §575.120 (1).
[Ord. No. 90-45 §3-110, 5-2-1990]
A. 
A person commits the offense of making a false report if he knowingly:
1. 
Gives false information to a Law Enforcement Officer for the purpose of implicating another person in a crime;
2. 
Makes a false report to a Law Enforcement Officer that a crime has occurred or is about to occur;
3. 
Makes a false report or causes a false report to be made to a Law Enforcement Officer, Security Officer, Fire Department or other organization, official or volunteer, which deals with emergencies involving danger to life or property that a fire or other incident calling for an emergency response has occurred.
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State Law Reference — Similar provisions, RSMo. §575.080.1 (1-3).
[Ord. No. 90-45 §3-115, 5-2-1990]
A person commits the offense of escape from custody if, while being held in custody after arrest for any crime, he escapes from custody.
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State Law Reference — Similar provisions, RSMo. §575.200 (1).
[Ord. No. 90-45 §3-120, 5-2-1990]
A person commits the offense of escape from confinement if, while being held in confinement after arrest of any crime, or while serving a sentence after conviction for any crime, he escapes from confinement.
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State Law Reference — Similar provisions, RSMo. §575.210 (1).
[Ord. No. 90-45 §3-125, 5-2-1990]
A. 
A person commits the offense of failure to return to confinement if, while serving a sentence for any crime under a work-release program, or while under sentence of any offense to serve a term of confinement which is not continuous, or while serving any other type of sentence for any offense wherein he is temporarily permitted to go at large without guard, he purposely fails to return to confinement when he is required to do so.
B. 
This Section does not apply to persons who are free on bond, bail or recognizance, personal or otherwise, nor to persons who are on probation or parole, temporary or otherwise.
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State Law Reference — Similar provisions, RSMo. §575.220 (1,2).
[Ord. No. 90-45 §3-130, 5-2-1990]
A. 
A person commits the offense of aiding escape of a prisoner if he:
1. 
Introduces into any place of confinement any deadly weapon or dangerous instrument, or other thing adapted or designed for use in making an escape, with the purpose of facilitating the escape of any prisoner confined therein, or of facilitating the commission of any other crime;
2. 
Assists or attempts to assist any prisoner who is being held in custody or confinement for the purpose of effecting the prisoner's escape from custody or confinement.
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State Law Reference — Similar provisions, RSMo. §575.230 (1).
[Ord. No. 90-45 §3-135, 5-2-1990; Ord. No. 97-28 §1, 5-7-1997]
Any person who fails to appear before the Municipal Court of the City of Bridgeton or a Judicial Officer as required by any summons shall be guilty of the offense of failure to appear, and shall in addition forfeit any security which was given or pledged for such person's release.
[Ord. No. 90-45 §3-140, 5-2-1990]
No person shall work as a private watchman or security guard within the City unless he holds a valid license to perform such work from the appropriate St. Louis County, Missouri, authority.