Northumberland County, VA
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Supervisors of Northumberland County 9-10-1992. Amendments noted where applicable.]
It shall be unlawful for any person in or around any public place, whether or not on private property, to:
Loiter; defined as to linger idly or aimlessly in or about a place.
Refuse to identify himself or herself by name and address at the request of a uniformed police officer or of a properly identified police officer not in uniform, if the surrounding circumstances are such as to indicate to a reasonable man or woman that the public safety requires such identification.
A violation of this chapter with reference to § 88-1A shall be punishable as a Class 4 misdemeanor. A second or subsequent violation within one year shall be punishable as a Class 1 misdemeanor.
A violation of this chapter with reference to § 88-1B shall be punished as a Class 4 misdemeanor.[1]
Editor's Note: The fourth unnumbered paragraph, specifying that a Class 4 misdemeanor fine is $200, which immediately followed this subsection, was deleted at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I).