City of Crystal Lake, IL
McHenry County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the City Council of the City of Crystal Lake 1-19-1993 (Art. V, Ch. III, Section B, of the 1993 Code). Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
General penalty — See Ch. 1, Art. II.
Curfew — See Ch. 216.
Gangs — See Ch. 269.
Minors — See Ch. 343.
Noise — See Ch. 358.
Cruising — See Ch. 500.
A person commits disorderly conduct when he/she knowingly:
A. 
Does any act within the City limits of the City of Crystal Lake in such unreasonable manner as to alarm or disturb another and to provoke a breach of the peace; or
B. 
Transmits or causes to be transmitted in any manner to the Fire Rescue Department of the City of Crystal Lake a false alarm of fire, knowing at the time of such transmission that there is no reasonable ground for believing that such fire exists; or
[Amended 2-20-2007 by Ord. No. 6161]
C. 
Transmits or causes to be transmitted in any manner to any peace officer, public officer or public employee of the City of Crystal Lake a report to the effect that an offense has been committed, knowing at the time of such transmission that there is no reasonable ground for believing that such an offense has been committed; or
[Amended 2-20-2007 by Ord. No. 6161]
D. 
Enters upon the property of another located within the City limits of the City of Crystal Lake and for a lewd or unlawful purpose deliberately looks into a dwelling on the property through any window or other opening in it; or
E. 
Transmits or causes to be transmitted in any manner to another a false alarm to the effect that a bomb or other explosive of any nature or a container holding poison gas, a deadly biological or chemical contaminant, or radioactive substance is concealed in such place that its explosion or release would endanger human life, knowing at the time of such transmission that there is no reasonable ground for believing that such bomb, explosive or a container holding poison gas, a deadly biological or chemical contaminant, or radioactive substance is concealed in such place; or
[Added 2-20-2007 by Ord. No. 6161]
F. 
Transmits or causes to be transmitted in any manner to the Police Department or Fire Department of any municipality or fire protection district, or any privately owned and operated ambulance service, a false request for an ambulance, emergency medical technician-ambulance or emergency medical technician-paramedic knowing at the time there is no reasonable ground for believing that such assistance is required; or
[Added 2-20-2007 by Ord. No. 6161]
G. 
Transmits or causes to be transmitted a false report to any public safety agency without the reasonable grounds necessary to believe that transmitting such a report is necessary for the safety and welfare of the public; or
[Added 2-20-2007 by Ord. No. 6161]
H. 
Calls the number "911" for the purpose of making or transmitting a false alarm or complaint and reporting information when, at the time the call or transmission is made, the person knows there is no reasonable ground for making the call or transmission and further knows that the call or transmission could result in the emergency response of any public safety agency.
[Added 2-20-2007 by Ord. No. 6161]
[Added 3-3-2009 by Ord. No. 6448]
Any persons violating this chapter shall be fined pursuant to Chapter 1, Article II, General Penalty, for each offense, and in accordance with Chapter 248, Fines.