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RIOT AND DISORDERLY CONDUCT (DIS CON) OFFENSES IN OREGON

   ORS 166.015 Riot. (1) A person commits the crime of riot if while participating with five or more other persons the person engages in tumultuous and violent conduct and thereby intentionally or recklessly creates a grave risk of causing public alarm.

   (2) Riot is a Class C felony. [1971 c.743 §218]

   ORS 166.023 Disorderly conduct in the first degree (Dis Con I). (1) A person commits the crime of disorderly conduct in the first degree if, with intent to cause public inconvenience, annoyance or alarm, or knowingly creating a risk thereof, the person initiates or circulates a report, knowing it to be false:

   (a) Concerning an alleged hazardous substance or an alleged or impending fire, explosion, catastrophe or other emergency; and

   (b) Stating that the hazardous substance, fire, explosion, catastrophe or other emergency is located in or upon a school as defined in ORS 339.315.

   (2)(a) Disorderly conduct in the first degree is a Class A misdemeanor.

   (b) Notwithstanding paragraph (a) of this subsection, disorderly conduct in the first degree is a Class C felony if the defendant has at least one prior conviction for violating subsection (1) of this section. [2005 c.631 §3]

 

   ORS 166.025 Disorderly conduct in the second degree (Dis Con II). (1) A person commits the crime of disorderly conduct in the second degree if, with intent to cause public inconvenience, annoyance or alarm, or recklessly creating a risk thereof, the person:

   (a) Engages in fighting or in violent, tumultuous or threatening behavior;

   (b) Makes unreasonable noise;

   (c) Disturbs any lawful assembly of persons without lawful authority;

   (d) Obstructs vehicular or pedestrian traffic on a public way;

   (e) Congregates with other persons in a public place and refuses to comply with a lawful order of the police to disperse;

   (f) Initiates or circulates a report, knowing it to be false, concerning an alleged or impending fire, explosion, crime, catastrophe or other emergency; or

   (g) Creates a hazardous or physically offensive condition by any act which the person is not licensed or privileged to do.

   (2) Disorderly conduct in the second degree is a Class B misdemeanor. [1971 c.743 §220; 1983 c.546 §5; 2001 c.104 §55; 2005 c.631 §1]


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TIP:  Disorderly conduct (sometimes referred to as "dis con") charges are generally expungeable.