[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Cedarburg as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Article I Offenses by Juveniles
[Adopted 1-2-1991 as Title 9, Ch. 6 of the 1991 Code]
It shall be unlawful for any person under the age of 18 to possess a controlled substance contrary to the Uniform Controlled Substances Act, Ch. 961, Wis. Stats.
It shall be unlawful for any person under the age of 18, with intent, to steal or take property from the person or presence of the owner without the owner's consent and with the intent to deprive the owner of the use thereof
It shall be unlawful for a person under the age of 18 to intentionally receive or conceal property he knows to be stolen.
Adoption of state statute. Section 938.17(2), Wis. Stats., is hereby adopted and by reference made a part of this section as if fully set forth herein.
Provisions of ordinances applicable to persons 14 through 17 years of age. Subject to the provisions and limitations of § 938.17(2), Wis. Stats., complaints alleging a violation of any provision of this Code against persons 14 through 17 years of age may be brought on behalf of the Town of Cedarburg and may be prosecuted utilizing the same procedures in such cases as are applicable to adults charged with the same offense.
No incarceration as penalty. The court shall not impose incarceration as a penalty for any person convicted of an offense prosecuted under this section.
Citation process. For violations of §§ 210-1 through 210-4, juveniles may be cited by the citation process on a form approved by the Town Attorney and which shall contain on the reverse side the penalties that the juvenile may receive simultaneously with issuing the citation to the juvenile. A carbon copy will be mailed to the parent or legal guardian.
Penalties. Violations of §§ 210-1 through 210-4 by a person under the age of 18 shall be punishable according to §§ 938.17(2), 938.343, 938.344 and 938.345, Wis. Stats. Nothing in this section shall prevent the Constable or juvenile officer, in his discretion, from referring cases directly to the District Attorney's office.