Curfew Ordinance

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The County of Crawford Ordains:

Article I

Establishment of Curfew.

Section 1

No minor under the age of seventeen (17) years shall loiter, idle, wander, stroll or play in or upon the public streets, highways, roads, alleys, parks, public buildings, places of amusement and entertainment or other unsupervised place, after the hours of 10:30 pm. unless such minor shall be in the company of his or her parent, guardian or other adult person having the care or custody of such minor, or unless such minor is upon an emergency errand or some legitimate and necessary business directed by his or her parent, guardian or other person aforesaid.

Article II

Parental Responsibility

Section 1

No parent, guardian, or other adult person having the care of, custody of any minor under the age of seventeen (17) years shall permit or allow such minor to loiter, idle, wander, stroll or play in or upon any public street, highway, road, alley, park, public building, place of amusement or entertainment or any other unsupervised place, after the hour of 10:30 pm. unless such minor is in the company of such parent, guardian or other adult having the care custody of such minor or unless such minor is on an emergency errand or on some legitimate and necessary business directed by said parent, guardian or adult person.

Article III

Penalty

Section 1

Any minor violating any provision of this ordinance shall be deemed to be a delinquent child and may be complained against in the probate court for the County of Crawford by any police officer of said County.

Section 2

Any parent, guardian or other adult person having the care of, custody of any minor under the age of 17 (seventeen) years, who shall violate any of the provisions of this ordinance shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and upon conviction thereof shall be punished by a fine not in excess of $ 100.00 dollars and costs of prosecution or by imprisonment not in excess of ninety (90) days or by both such fine and imprisonment in the discretion of the court.

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