County of Crawford

State of Michigan

Ordinance Prohibiting Filing of False Reports

Ordinance 84-1

 

Section I

     It shall be unlawful for any person to report or cause to be reported any felony or misdemeanor, or give any information relating to any such felony or misdemeanor, to the Crawford County Sheriff's Office, or to any member of said Crawford County Sheriff's Office by telephone, in writing or by any other means of communication, knowing that no such felony or misdemeanor had, in fact, been committed.

Section II

     It shall be unlawful for any person to give information or reports to the Crawford County Sheriff's Office, or to any member of said Crawford County Sheriff's Office, relating to any felony or misdemeanor, which information or report is false and which information or report such persons know to be false.

Section III

     It shall be unlawful for any person to give information, knowing it to be false to any member of the Crawford County Sheriff's Office, when such member of the Crawford County Sheriff's Office is in the performance of his or her official duties.

Section IV

     Any person violating any of the provisions of this Ordinance shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor, and shall be punished by a fine of not more than One Hundred Dollars ($100.00), or by imprisonment in the County Jail for a period not to exceed ninety (90) days or both.

This Ordinance shall take effect 60 days after being adopted.

Roll Call Vote: Miller - aye, Neilson - aye, Welser - absent, Harland - aye,
                          Joyce - aye, Kitchen - aye, Mattis - aye, motion carried

                       /s/
Jeanette J. Kitchen, Chairperson
Crawford County Board of Commissioners

I, Elizabeth H. Wieland, Clerk of said County of Crawford, State of Michigan, do hereby certify that the foregoing is a true and exact copy of an Ordinance adopted by the Crawford County Board of Commissioners at a regular meeting on the 10th day of January, 1984. In Testimony Whereof, I have set my hand and affixed the Seal of said County, this 1st day of February, 1984.

                      /s/
Elizabeth H. Wieland, Clerk/Register
             County of Crawford

 

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