Town of North Brentwood, MD
Prince George's County
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[Adopted as Ch. VII, Art. 3, Title 1, of the 1990 Code of Ordinances]
It shall be unlawful for any person to beat, strike, wound, imprison, or inflict violence on another where the circumstances show malice; or assault another with intent to commit murder, rape, mayhem, robbery, or larceny. Nor shall any person assault another with a lethal weapon, instrument, or thing with intent to commit upon the person of another any bodily injury where no considerable provocation appears or where the circumstances of the assault show malice.
A. 
It shall be unlawful for any person within the Town to conceal or carry openly about his person any deadly or dangerous weapon or instrument including any firearm, rifle, shotgun, revolver, pistol, airgun, air rifle, or any similar mechanism by whatever name known which is designed to expel a projectile, or any blackjack, brass knuckles, razor, knife, or other similar dangerous instrument.
B. 
It shall be unlawful for any person to discharge any firearm, rifle, shotgun, revolver, pistol, airgun, air rifle, or any similar mechanism by whatever name known which is designed to expel a projectile through a gun barrel by the action of any explosive, gas, compressed air, spring, or elastic within the Town of North Brentwood, whether such mechanism is loaded with blank or live cartridges or projectiles of any kind. This section shall not apply to the discharge of any such mechanism by a person in the necessary defense of his or her life or property or by any duly authorized police officer acting in the proper performance of his official duties.
C. 
The prohibitions of this section shall not be construed to forbid United States marshals, sheriffs, constables, and their deputies, and any regular, special, or ex officio police officer, or any other law enforcement officer from carrying or wearing, while on duty, such weapons as shall be necessary in the proper discharge of duties.
It shall be unlawful for any person to throw or project any stone, fireworks or missiles with a sling shot or any other instrument in the Town of North Brentwood in any way that is likely to do harm or injury to any person or property or in such manner as to cause reasonable apprehension of such harm or injury.
Any person violating any of the provisions of this article, or any lawful order issued by the police in pursuance thereof, shall be guilty of a misdemeanor, and upon conviction thereof, shall be subject to a fine not to exceed $100, or may be confined to the county jail for a period not to exceed 30 days, and where the offense is of a continuing nature, each day's violation shall be deemed a separate offense.