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Town of Fenwick Island, DE
Sussex County
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A person may be found guilty of disorderly conduct when:
The behavior intentionally causes public inconvenience, annoyance or alarm to any other person or creates a risk thereof by:
Engaging in fighting or in violent, tumultuous or threatening behavior;
Making an unreasonable noise or an offensively coarse utterance, gesture or display or addressing abusive language to any person present;
Disturbing any lawful assembly or meeting of persons without lawful authority;
Obstructing vehicular or pedestrian traffic;
Congregating with other persons in a public place and refusing to comply with a lawful order of the police to disperse;
Creating a hazardous or physically offensive condition which serves no legitimate purpose; or
Congregating with other persons in a public place while wearing masks, hoods or other garments rendering their faces unrecognizable, for the purpose of and in a manner likely to imminently subject any person to the deprivation of any rights, privileges or immunities secured by the Constitution or laws of the United States of America.
The behavior results in a course of disorderly conduct, as defined in Subsection A of this section, which is likely to cause substantial harm or serious inconvenience, annoyance or alarm and refuses or knowingly fails to obey an order to disperse made by a police officer to the participants.
Any person found guilty of violating any of the provisions of this article shall, upon conviction thereof, be subject to a fine of $200. Each day that a person continues to violate the provisions of this article shall be deemed a separate offense.