Township of Upper Allen, PA
Cumberland County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Commissioners of the Township of Upper Allen 5-2-1967 as Ord. No. 111. Amendments noted where applicable.]
It shall be unlawful for any person within the limits of this township, on the streets, public places or elsewhere therein, to:
Commit a breach of the peace, to be guilty of vagrancy, riotous or disorderly practice, to engage in fighting or assaulting or in inciting others to fight, assault or engage in any unlawful act tending to imperil the personal security or endanger the property of citizens or the property of companies or corporations or of the township or others.
Use publicly profane or blasphemous language, commit open lewdness or any act of public indecency or make any indecent exposure of the person; to be found publicly in a state of intoxication or drunkenness; or to be gathered together in disorderly assemblies on the streets or in drinking places, gambling houses or houses of prostitution.
Make willfully or cause to be made loud, boisterous or unseemly noise or disturbance to the annoyance of the peaceable residents nearby, more particularly between the hours of 10:00 p.m. and 6:00 a.m.
Willfully or knowingly carry on his or her person or possess or carry, in any vehicle owned, operated or occupied by such person, any device of any type or description defined as an "offensive weapon" in Section 908 of the Pennsylvania Crimes Code,[1] as in effect from time to time, and any nun-chuck stick or other martial arts weapons, unless such person has a legal right to possess or a lawful reason for possession of such device. Any device found in violation of this section is subject to seizure by the Upper Allen Township Police.
[Amended 6-16-1983 by Ord. No. 339]
Editor's Note: See 18 Pa.C.S.A. § 908.
Throw wantonly any stone, brick or other missile; or to explode any torpedo, bomb, firecrackers or fireworks of any kind in the streets, alleys or highways; or to raise any false alarm of fire or other calamity.
Any person or persons who shall violate any of the provisions of this chapter, shall, upon conviction thereof before any District Justice, be sentenced to pay a fine not exceeding six hundred dollars ($600.) for each offense and costs of prosecution and, in default thereof, to suffer imprisonment for a period not exceeding thirty (30) days.
Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code; see Chapter 1, General Provisions, Art. I.