ARTICLE D.  OFFENSES AGAINST THE HEALTH, WELFARE AND MORALSlinklink

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5-4D-1: PUBLIC INTOXICATION AND DRINKING:
5-4D-2: POSSESSION; INTOXICATING, NONINTOXICATING BEVERAGES:
5-4D-3: INTOXICATING LIQUORS:
5-4D-4: MARIJUANA:
5-4D-5: PROSTITUTION:
5-4D-6: DISORDERLY HOUSE:
5-4D-7: MAINTAINING OR LEASING DISORDERLY HOUSE:
5-4D-8: RESIDENTS AND VISITORS TO DISORDERLY HOUSE:
5-4D-9: NUDITY; IMPROPER DRESS; INDECENT EXPOSURE:
5-4D-10: DEFINITIONS; OBSCENITY REGULATIONS:
5-4D-11: PROHIBITED OBSCENE CONDUCT:
5-4D-12: VAGRANCY DEFINED FOR SPECIFIC ACTS, OFFENSES:
5-4D-13: CURFEW:
5-4D-14: CONTRIBUTING TO DELINQUENCY OF MINOR:
5-4D-15: EXPOSING MINORS TO HARMFUL MATERIALS:
5-4D-16: SLEEPING IN PUBLIC:
5-4D-17: BEGGING:
5-4D-18: GAMBLING:
5-4D-19: BEING ABOUT PLACE WHERE GAMBLING:
5-4D-20: HARMFUL DECEPTION:
5-4D-21: FALSE OR BOGUS CHECKS:
5-4D-22: SWINDLING:

5-4D-1: PUBLIC INTOXICATION AND DRINKING: linklink


It is unlawful for any person to appear or be upon or in any street, alley or other public place in the City in a state of intoxication. For the purposes of this Section, a "state of intoxication" means the condition in which a person is under the influence of any intoxicating, nonintoxicating, spirituous, vinous or malt liquors, or of any narcotic or drug, to such extent as to deprive the person of his or her full physical or mental power, or in which a person is a danger to himself or others. (1988 Code § 10-401)
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5-4D-2: POSSESSION; INTOXICATING, NONINTOXICATING BEVERAGES: linklink


A. It is unlawful for any person under the age of twenty one (21) years to be in possession of any intoxicating or nonintoxicating alcoholic beverage while such person is upon any public street, road or highway, or in any public place within the City limits.


B. It is unlawful for any parent or guardian of a person under the age of twenty one (21) years to permit such person to be in possession of an intoxicating alcoholic beverage.


C. For the purpose of this Section, "intoxicating beverage" and "nonintoxicating beverage" shall be as defined in Sections 3-10A-1 and 3-10B-1 of this Code. (1988 Code § 10-402)

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5-4D-3: INTOXICATING LIQUORS: linklink

It is unlawful:


A. For any person to barter, sell, give away or otherwise furnish to another any intoxicating or nonintoxicating liquor or beverage of any kind except as permitted by law;


B. To have in possession or under control any intoxicating or nonintoxicating liquor or beverage except as permitted by law, or to transport or in any manner convey from place to place in the City any intoxicating or nonintoxicating liquor or beverage except as permitted by law;


C. To be in or remain about a place where intoxicating or nonintoxicating liquor is sold, bartered, given away or otherwise furnished contrary to law; or


D. To keep, maintain, aid or abet in keeping or maintaining a place where intoxicating or nonintoxicating liquor is sold, bartered, given away or otherwise furnished in violation of law. (1988 Code § 10-403)

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5-4D-4: MARIJUANA: linklink


A. It is unlawful for any person knowingly to:

1. Manufacture, grow, harvest, cultivate, propagate, plant, compound, convert, produce, process, test, pack, repack, store, distribute, dispense or possess with intent to manufacture, distribute or dispense marijuana;

2. Use, have, inject, ingest, inhale, otherwise introduce into the human body or possess marijuana;

3. Use or possess drug paraphernalia or to deliver, possess or manufacture any such paraphernalia singly or in conjunction with any other person; or

4. Appear or be upon or in any street, alley, place of business or other public place in the City while under the influence of a controlled, dangerous substance or marijuana;


B. For the purpose of this Section, "marijuana" shall have the meaning prescribed by 63 Oklahoma Statutes section 2-101. "Drug paraphernalia" shall have the meaning prescribed by 63 Oklahoma Statutes section 2-101, including the factors to determine in section 2-101.1.


C. This Section shall not apply to any marijuana lawfully obtained or authorized by valid prescription order from a licensed physician while acting in the course of his professional practice. (1988 Code § 10-404)

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5-4D-5: PROSTITUTION: linklink


A. It is unlawful for any person to:

1. Be a prostitute;

2. Solicit, entice or procure another to commit or engage in any act of prostitution;

3. Engage in any act of prostitution;

4. Knowingly let premises for purposes of prostitution;

5. Conduct a business or premises for prostitution; or

6. Be a party to an act of prostitution or solicitation of prostitution in the limits of City.


B. For the purposes of this Section:

1. Prostitution is the giving of the body for sexual intercourse or sodomy for hire or money;

2. Soliciting for prostitutes is the soliciting, inviting, inducing, directing or transporting of a person to any place with the intention of promoting prostitution; and

3. Letting premises for prostitution is the granting of the right of use or the leasing of any premises, knowing that they are to be used for the practice of prostitution, or allowing the continued use of the premises with that knowledge. (1988 Code § 10-405)

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5-4D-6: DISORDERLY HOUSE: linklink

A "disorderly house" means any structure or vehicle by which the peace, comfort, health, welfare or decency of the public is disturbed by reason of the people therein committing or resorting to any of the following acts:


A. The sale, distribution, possession or use of any controlled, dangerous substance, the sale, distribution, possession or use of which is declared unlawful by State statute;


B. The violation of any of the ordinances of this City or statutes of this State regulating the sale, distribution, possession or use of alcoholic beverages, including beer containing more than one-half of one percent (0.5%) alcohol by volume;


C. The performance of any sexual act declared unlawful by State statute or City ordinance, including, but not limited to, soliciting for purposes of prostitution; or


D. The violation of any State statute or City ordinance prohibiting gambling. (1988 Code § 10-406)

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5-4D-7: MAINTAINING OR LEASING DISORDERLY HOUSE: linklink


A. No person shall keep or maintain, or aid, abet or assist, in keeping and maintaining a disorderly house.


B. No owner, lessee, lessor or other person, partnership or corporation having control over any house, building, structure, tent, vehicle, mobile home or recreational vehicle shall knowingly use, lease, sublease or otherwise permit the use of same for the purpose of keeping therein any disorderly house, and knowing or ascertaining that such house, building, structure, tent, vehicle, mobile home or recreational vehicle is so occupied as a disorderly house, no persons, partnership or corporation shall continue to grant permission to so use such premises as a disorderly house. (1988 Code § 10-407)

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5-4D-8: RESIDENTS AND VISITORS TO DISORDERLY HOUSE: linklink

No person shall knowingly reside in, enter into or remain in a disorderly house. In any prosecution for violation of this Section, the City shall have the burden to prove such knowledge by direct evidence only and not by circumstantial evidence. This Section shall not apply to physicians or officers in the discharge of their professional or official duties. (1988 Code § 10-408)
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5-4D-9: NUDITY; IMPROPER DRESS; INDECENT EXPOSURE: linklink

It is unlawful for any person to:


A. Appear in any public place in the City in a state of nudity;


B. Appear in any public place in the City in any offensive, indecent or lewd dress; or


C. Make an indecent public exposure of his or her person. (1988 Code § 10-409)

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5-4D-10: DEFINITIONS; OBSCENITY REGULATIONS: linklink

The following terms, when used in this Section, shall have the meaning respectively ascribed to them in this Section:

AVAILABLE TO THE PUBLIC: The matter or performance may be purchased or attended on a subscription basis, on a membership fee arrangement or for a separate fee for each item or performance.

DISSEMINATE: To transfer possession of, with or without consideration.

KNOWINGLY: Being aware of the character and the content of the material.

MATERIAL: Any book, magazine, newspaper or other printed or written material or any picture, drawing, photograph, motion picture or other pictorial representation or any statue or other figure, or any recording, transcription or mechanical, chemical, or electrical reproduction, or any other articles, equipment or machines.

NUDITY: The showing of the human male or female genitals or pubic area with less than a fully opaque covering, or the depiction of covered male genitals in a discernible turgid state.

OBSCENE: To the average person applying contemporary community standards:

A. The predominant appeal of the matter taken as a whole, is to prurient interest; i.e., shameful or morbid interest in sexual conduct, nudity or excretion;

B. The matter depicts or describes in a patently offensive manner sexual conduct regulated by 21 Oklahoma Statutes; or

C. The work, taken as a whole, lacks serious literary, artistic, political or scientific value.

PERFORMANCE: Any preview, play, show, skit, film, dance or other exhibition performed before an audience.

PERSON: Any individual, partnership, firm, association, corporation or other legal entity.

PROMOTE: To cause, permit, procure, counsel or assist.

SERVICE TO PATRONS: The provision of services to paying guests in establishments providing food and beverages; including, but not limited to, hostessing, hat checking, cooking, bar tending, serving, table setting and clearing, waiter and waitressing, and entertaining. (1988 Code § 10-410)

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5-4D-11: PROHIBITED OBSCENE CONDUCT: linklink


A. It is unlawful for any person to:

1. Knowingly disseminate, sell, offer for sale, publish, display, distribute, make available to the public or buy any obscene material;

2. Knowingly engage in commerce for commercial gain with materials depicting and describing explicit sexual conduct, nudity or exhibition utilizing displays, circulars, advertisements and other public sales efforts that promote such commerce primarily on the basis of their prurient appeal;

3. Knowingly engage or participate in any obscene performance made available to the public; or

4. Provide service to patrons in such a manner as to expose to public view:

a. His or her genitals, pubic hair, buttocks, perineum, anal region or pubic hair region;

b. Any device, costume or covering which gives the appearance of or simulates the genitals, pubic hair, buttocks, perineum, anal region or pubic hair region;

c. Any portion of the female breast at or below the areola thereof; or

d. Knowingly promote the commission of any of the above listed unlawful acts.


B. Each complete or partial display or other material exhibition of any motion picture film or other material shall be deemed to constitute a separate offense. The provisions of Sections 5-4D-10 of this Chapter and this Section shall not apply to a projectionist, assistant projectionist, usher or cashier, provided such person has no financial interest in the motion picture theater so long as that person is not acting as director or manager of the theater. (1988 Code § 10-411)

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5-4D-12: VAGRANCY DEFINED FOR SPECIFIC ACTS, OFFENSES: linklink

It is unlawful to be a vagrant in the limits of the City. For the purposes of this Section, a "vagrant" means any person who loiters or remains in or wanders about a public or private place for any of the following purposes:


A. For the purpose of gambling with cards, dice or other gambling paraphernalia;


B. For the purpose of engaging in prostitution or soliciting prostitution or soliciting for an act of lewdness;


C. For the purpose of engaging in theft, or breaking and entering any building, property or automobile of another;


D. For the purpose of injuring, destroying, molesting or defacing any property of another;


E. For the purpose of assaulting any person;


F. For the purpose of begging or soliciting alms; provided, that this Section shall not apply to persons soliciting alms for bona fide religious, charitable or eleemosynary organizations with the authorization of such organizations; or


G. For the purpose of selling, purchasing, trading or otherwise exchanging, procuring or making available illegal drugs or contraband. (1988 Code § 10-412)

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5-4D-13: CURFEW: linklink


A. Definitions: For the purpose of this Section, the following terms shall have the meanings respectively ascribed to them in this Section:

CUSTODIAN: Any person over the age of twenty one (21) years who is in loco parentis to a minor, including an adult authorized by a parent or guardian of a minor to take the parent's place in accompanying the minor for a designated period of time and purpose within a specified area.

DURING SCHOOL TERM: That period of time when the Pryor school system convenes in August or September and continues until school is completed in May of the following year.

GUARDIAN: Any person other than a parent who has legal guardianship of a minor, or the state or any department thereof which has legal custody of a minor.

MINOR: Any person under the age of eighteen (18).

PARENT: The natural or adoptive parent of a minor.

STREET: A way or place of any nature open to the use of the public as a matter of right for purpose of vehicular travel or in the case of a sidewalk thereof for pedestrian travel. The term "street" includes the legal right of way, including, but not limited to, the cartway or traffic lanes, the curb, the sidewalks whether paved or unpaved, and any grass plots or other grounds found within the legal right of way of a street. The term street applies irrespective of what it is called or formally named, whether avenue, alley, court, highway, road or otherwise.

SUMMER: The period of time that school is out in May until school reconvenes in August or September. (1988 Code § 10-413)


B. Time Of Curfew Specified1: Except as authorized herein, it is unlawful for any minor to remain, wander, stroll or play in any street on foot, or to cruise about without a set destination in any vehicle in, about or upon any street in the city at night during the period ending at six o'clock (6:00) A.M. and beginning at:

1. For minors fourteen (14) years of age or less, ten o'clock (10:00) P.M., Sunday through Thursday and eleven o'clock (11:00) P.M. Friday and Saturday evenings during school terms;

2. For minors fifteen (15) through seventeen (17) years of age, at eleven o'clock (11:00) P.M. Sunday through Thursday evenings and twelve o'clock (12:00) midnight on Friday and Saturday evenings during the school terms;

3. For minors fourteen (14) years of age or less, at eleven o'clock (11:00) P.M. during the summer;

4. For minors fifteen (15) through seventeen (17) years of age, at twelve o'clock (12:00) midnight during the summer. (Ord. 95-8, 12-19-1995)


C. Exceptions: It is not unlawful for any minor to be on a street during the hours specified in subsection B of this section if:

1. The minor is accompanied by a parent, guardian, custodian or other adult person having custody or control of such minor; (1988 Code § 10-413)

2. The minor is on an emergency errand or activity directed by his/her parent, guardian or other adult person having the care and custody of the minor in a case of reasonable necessity, such as going after medical supplies; (Ord. 2000-3, 10-3-2000)

3. Where the presence of such minor is connected with or required by some legitimate employment, trade, profession or occupation, and going to or returning from employment;

4. When exercising first amendment rights protected by the United States constitution, such as the free exercise of religion, freedom of speech and the right of assembly;

5. When the minor is on the sidewalk of the place where such minor resides;

6. When returning home within forty five (45) minutes of the termination of school activity, or an activity of a religious or other voluntary association; or

7. When the minor is in interstate travel.


D. Parent, Guardian Responsibility: It is unlawful for any parent, guardian, custodian or other adult person having custody or control of any minor to knowingly suffer or permit or by inefficient control to allow such person to be on any public place within the city between the hours of curfew designated in subsection B of this section. "Knowingly" includes knowledge which a parent should reasonably be expected to have concerning the whereabouts of a minor in that person's custody. The provisions of this subsection do not apply if:

1. The minor is legally on the street pursuant to subsection C of this section; or

2. The parent, guardian or other adult person herein has made a missing person notification to the police department.

It is no defense that a parent, guardian or custodian was indifferent to the activities or conduct or whereabouts of a minor.


E. Special Events: The city council may permit by resolution or motion procedures for advance notice or registration with the city of special events or functions sponsored by churches, schools, clubs or other organizations which require minors to be out at a later time. The city council may also prescribe the procedures for taking into custody minors found in violation of this section.


F. Duty Of Offices Upon Violation: A police officer of the city, upon finding or having attention called to any minor on the streets in prima facie violation of this section normally shall take the minor to the city police station, where a parent shall immediately be notified to come for such minor, whereupon they shall be interrogated. This procedure is intended to permit ascertainment, under constitutional safeguards, of relevant facts, and to centralize responsibility in the officer in charge there and then on duty for accurate, effective, fair, impartial and uniform enforcement, and recording. In the absence of convincing evidence such as a birth certificate, driver's license or other proof, a police officer on the street shall in the first instance use his best judgment in determining age. A police officer may under appropriate circumstances deliver a minor to his home where the identity and address may readily be ascertained or are known. In any event, the police officer shall, within twenty four (24) hours, file a written report with the chief of police. (1988 Code § 10-413)


G. Release Of Minor: When a parent, immediately called, has come to take charge of the minor, and the appropriate information has been recorded, the minor shall be released to the custody of such parent. If the parent cannot be located, or fails to take charge of the minor, then the minor shall be released to the juvenile authorities, except to the extent that in accordance with police regulations and approval by the juvenile authorities, the minor may temporarily be entrusted to a relative, neighbor or other person who will on behalf of a parent assume the responsibility of caring for the minor pending the availability or arrival of parent. (1988 Code § 10-413; amd. 2000 Code)


H. Parental Responsibility: A parent, legal guardian, or person acting in loco parentis of a minor child who is convicted of a curfew violation may be held liable and assessed a fine as provided in section 1-4-1 of this code. Any minor who shall violate any of the provisions of this section more than three (3) times shall be referred to the office of juvenile affairs. Reporting to the juvenile authorities shall also be authorized in any case where the imposing of a fine or fines upon a parent shall not be effective, or where for any other reason the provisions of this section cannot be made effective by the imposing of penalties under this section. (Ord. 2015-12, 8-4-2015)

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5-4D-14: CONTRIBUTING TO DELINQUENCY OF MINOR: linklink


A. Definitions: As used in this section:

DELINQUENT CHILD: Includes a minor who shall have been or is violating any penal statute of this state, or any ordinance of this city, or who shall have been or is committing any one or more of the following acts:

1. Associating with thieves, vicious or immoral persons.

2. Frequenting a house of ill repute.

3. Frequenting any policy shop, or a place where a gambling device is operated.

4. Frequenting any saloon, dram shop, still or any place where intoxicating liquors are manufactured, stored or sold.

5. Possession, carrying, owning or exposing any vile, obscene, indecent, immoral or lascivious photograph, drawing, picture, book, paper, pamphlet, image, device, instrument, figure or object.

6. Wilfully, lewdly, lasciviously exposing his or her person, or private parts thereof, in any place, public or private, in such manner as to be offensive to decency, or calculated to excite vicious or lewd thoughts, or for the purpose of engaging in the preparation or manufacture of obscene, indecent, or lascivious photographs, pictures, figures or objects.

7. Possessing, transporting, selling or engaging or aiding or assisting in the sale, transportation or manufacture of intoxicating liquor, or the frequent use of the same.

8. Being a runaway from his or her parent or legal guardian;.

9. Violating any penal provisions of the Uniform Control Dangerous Substance Act as set out by the statutes of the State.

10. Giving, selling or furnishing alcoholic or nonalcoholic beverages to a minor where such person is not the parent or legal guardian of the minor.

ENCOURAGE: In addition to the usual meaning of the word, includes a wilful and intentional neglect to that which will directly tend to prevent such act or acts of delinquency on the part of such minor, when the person accused shall have been able to do so.

MINOR OR CHILD: A person who has not arrived at the age of eighteen (18) years.


B. Unlawful: Every person who shall knowingly or wilfully cause, aid, abide or encourage a minor to be, to remain or to become a "delinquent child", as defined herein, shall be guilty of a violation of this Section.


C. Penalty: Every person convicted of a violation of this Section shall be punished as provided in Section 1-4-1 of this Code. (1988 Code § 10-414)

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5-4D-15: EXPOSING MINORS TO HARMFUL MATERIALS: linklink


A. Definitions: As used in this Section:

HARMFUL TO MINOR: That quality of any description or representation, in whatever form, of nudity, sexual conduct, sexual excitement or sado-masochistic abuse, when it:

1. Predominately appeals to the prurient, shameful or morbid interest of minors;

2. Is patently offensive to prevailing standards in the adult community as a whole with respect to what is suitable material for minors; and

3. Is determined that the work lacks serious literary, artistic, political or scientific value for minors.

KNOWINGLY: Having general knowledge of, or reason to know, or a belief or grounds for belief, which warrants further inspection or inquiry of both:

1. The character and content of any material described herein which is reasonably susceptible of examination by the defendant; and

2. The age of the minor; provided, however, that an honest mistake shall constitute an excuse from liability hereunder if the defendant made a reasonable bona fide attempt to ascertain the true age of such minor.

MINOR: Any person under the age of eighteen (18) years.

NUDITY: The showing of the human male or female genitals, pubic area or buttocks with less than a full opaque covering, or the showing of the female breast with less than a full opaque covering of any portion thereof below the top of the nipple or areola, or the depiction of covered male genitals in a discernably turgid state.

OPAQUE: Impenetrable by light; cannot be seen through.

SADO-MASOCHISTIC ABUSE: Flagellation or torture by or upon a person clad in undergarments, a mask or bizarre costume, or unclad or the condition of being fettered or bound or otherwise physically restrained on the part of one so clothed or unclothed.

SEXUAL CONDUCT: The acts of masturbation, homosexuality, sexual intercourse or physical contact with a person's clothed or unclothed genitals, pubic area, buttocks or, if such person be a female, breast.

SEXUAL EXCITEMENT: The condition of human male or female genitals when in a state of sexual stimulation or arousal.


B. Unlawful: It shall be unlawful for any person to sell to a minor, or display to a minor when the purpose of such display is the sale of the item, or to loan for monetary consideration to a minor:

1. Any picture, photograph, drawing, sculpture, motion picture film or similar visual representation or image of a person or portion of the human body which depicts nudity, sexual conduct or sado-masochistic abuse and which is harmful to minors; or

2. Any book, pamphlet, magazine, printed matter however reproduced, or sound recording which contains any matter enumerated in subsection B1 of this Section or explicit and detailed verbal descriptions or narrative accounts of sexual excitement, sexual conduct or sado-masochistic abuse and which is harmful to minors. (1988 Code § 10-415)


C. Penalty: Any person convicted of a violation of any provision hereof shall be subject to penalty as provided in Section 1-4-1 of this Code. (1988 Code § 10-415; amd. 2000 Code)

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5-4D-16: SLEEPING IN PUBLIC: linklink

It is unlawful for any person, between the hours of twelve o'clock (12:00) midnight and six o'clock (6:00) A.M., to sleep on any street, in any other public place, or on any property of another without the express or tacit consent of the owner or person in charge of such place. (1988 Code § 10-416)
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5-4D-17: BEGGING: linklink

It is unlawful for any person to beg alms for any person, organization or agency except an organization or agency, public or private, whose purpose or one of whose purposes is to aid persons in need. (1988 Code § 10-417)
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5-4D-18: GAMBLING: linklink


A. It is unlawful for any person to do any of the following:

1. To play, to open or cause to be opened, or to operate, carry on or conduct, whether for hire or not, any game of faro, monte, poker, roulette, craps, any banking, percentage or other game played with dice, cards or any device, for money, checks, chips, credit or any other thing of value;

2. To set up, operate or permit to be operated, any slot machine or other device whatsoever where money, checks, chips, credit or any other things of value are played, when the act of playing the same might result in a gain or loss to the party playing;

3. To gamble knowingly in any other manner; or

4. To knowingly permit his or its premises, houses, lot or other property to be used in connection with, or for, any act declared unlawful in this Section.


B. It is unlawful and an offense against the City for any person to play any roulette wheel or slot machine or any other device or machine wherein the element of chance is involved by losing or winning money, credits, checks or any other representatives of value. (1988 Code § 10-418)

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5-4D-19: BEING ABOUT PLACE WHERE GAMBLING: linklink

It is unlawful for any person to be about in the immediate vicinity where persons are gambling, whether by playing games, operating a slot machine or other device, or otherwise. (1988 Code § 10-419)
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5-4D-20: HARMFUL DECEPTION: linklink

It is unlawful for any person knowingly to deceive another, whether by impersonation, misrepresentation or otherwise, when such deception results in or contributes to the loss, damage, harm or injury of the person deceived or of a third party, or results in or contributes to the benefit of the deceiver. (1988 Code § 10-420)
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5-4D-21: FALSE OR BOGUS CHECKS2: linklink

It is unlawful for any person, with intent to cheat and defraud, to obtain or attempt to obtain from any person, any money, property or valuable thing of the value of fifty dollars ($50.00) or less by means of any false or bogus check or by any other written or printed or engraved instrument or spurious coin. The term "false or bogus check" shall include checks or orders given for money or property which are not honored on account of insufficient funds of the maker to pay same, as against the maker or drawer thereof. The making, drawing, issuing or delivering of a check, draft or order, payment of which is refused by the drawee, shall be prima facie evidence of intent to defraud and the knowledge of insufficient funds in or credit with, such bank or other depository. Such maker or drawer shall not have paid the drawee the amount due thereon, together with the protest fees, and the check or order shall be presented for payment within thirty (30) days after same is delivered and accepted. (1988 Code § 10-422)
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5-4D-22: SWINDLING: linklink

It is unlawful to get money or property from any other person or business under false pretenses, deception, cheating or by any other fraudulent act. (1988 Code § 10-422)
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Footnote 1: See also chapter 8 of this title.
Footnote 2: See Appendix A following this Code.