[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Koshkonong as Title 11, Ch. 5, of the 1996 Code. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Adoption of state statute. Section 938.17(2), Wis. Stats., is hereby adopted and by reference made a part of this section as if fully set forth herein.
Provisions of ordinance applicable to persons 12 through 17 years of age. Subject to the provisions and limitations of § 938.17(2), Wis. Stats., complaints alleging a violation of any provision of this Code of Ordinances against persons 12 through 17 years of age may be brought on behalf of the Town of Koshkonong and may be prosecuted utilizing the same procedures in such cases as are applicable to adults charged with the same offense.
No incarceration as penalty. The Court shall not impose incarceration as a penalty for any person convicted of an offense prosecuted under this section.
Additional prohibited acts. In addition to any other provision of the Town of Koshkonong Code of Ordinances, no person age 12 through 17 shall own, possess, ingest, buy, sell, trade, use as a beverage, give away or otherwise control any intoxicating liquor or fermented malt beverage in violation of Ch. 125, Wis. Stats.
Penalty for violations of Subsection D. Any person 12 through 17 years of age who shall violate the provisions of Subsection D shall be subject to the same penalties as are provided in § 1-3 of the Code of the Town of Koshkonong exclusive of the provisions therein relative to commitment in the County Jail.
Citation process. Juveniles may be cited by Town or Town designee.
[Amended 3-13-2019 by Ord. No. 1]
Penalties. Violations by a person under the age of 18 shall be punishable according to §§ 938.17(2), 938.343, 938.344 and 938.345, Wis. Stats. Nothing in this section shall prevent the juvenile officer, in his discretion, from referring cases directly to the District Attorney's office.