Disorderly Conduct Crimes in Wisconsin
Chapter 947 of the state statutes says regarding disorderly conduct crimes in Wisconsin:
“Whoever, in a public or private place, engages in violent, abusive, indecent, profane, boisterous, unreasonably loud or otherwise disorderly conduct under circumstances in which the conduct tends to cause or provoke a disturbance is guilty of a Class B misdemeanor.”
The chapter also includes crimes against public peace, order and other interests. Such crimes include:
- Disrupting a funeral or memorial service
- Unlawful use of telephone
- Unlawful use of computerized communication systems
- Bomb scares
- Threats to release chemical, biological, or radioactive substances
- Drinking in common carriers
- Unlawful assemblies and their suppression
- Causing violence or breach of the peace by damaging or destroying a U.S. flag
You can find definitions and more information about the penalties for these crimes byclicking here to Wisconsin.gov.
All of these charges could potentially carry misdemeanor or felony consequences. That’s why it’s important to let an expert Waukesha Disorderly Conduct Attorney search for inconsistencies in your case that don’t fit with the description of disorderly conduct as defined by Wisconsin law.
Let Huppertz & Powers, S.C. draw from years of proven experience to fight for your rights and protect you from charges you don’t deserve. Call us to schedule a meeting today by calling 262-549-5979 or by using our online contact form. The first meeting’s on us.