Town of Esopus, NY
Ulster County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Esopus 8-2-1973 by L.L. No. 3-1973. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Park rules and regulations — See Ch. 98.
It shall be unlawful and a violation of this chapter for any person under the age of 18 years of age to be or remain upon any street, alley or public place within the town limits of the Town of Esopus after 10:00 p.m. at night and prior to 5:30 a.m. in the morning unaccompanied by a parent or guardian responsible for his acts. The above does not apply to persons under 18 who are going to or returning from gainful employment or returning from a social or school function in a quiet, peaceful manner via a direct route.
Every peace officer, while on duty, is hereby authorized to detain any minor willfully violating the provisions of this chapter until the parent or guardian of each child shall take him or her into custody; but such officer shall, immediately upon taking custody of the child, communicate with the parent or guardian unless it shall reasonably appear, upon due inquiry, that such child has not available such parent or guardian to assert custody, in which latter case said child shall be turned over to the custody of the Family Court of the County of Ulster.[1]
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Editor's Note: Original Section 3, concerning the destruction of property, which immediately followed this section, was repealed 4-16-1981 by L.L. No. 1-1981.
[Amended 4-16-1981 by L.L. No. 1-1981]
Any person who shall violate any of the provisions of this chapter shall be subject to immediate arrest and detention with or without process by any peace officer in whose presence such violation was committed, and such violation, upon conviction thereof, shall be punishable by a fine not to exceed $250 or by imprisonment for a term not to exceed 15 days, or both, for each and every offense.