ARLINGTON VIRGINIA ATTORNEY CASE RESULTS (Clarendon St. Patrick’s Day Bar Crawl):
Class 1 Misdemeanor charge for Urinating in Public under Arlington County Code 17-21, for urinating on an attended police cruiser, while being observed and photographed by Arlington Police Officers standing inches away, was DROPPED at the first hearing. Related Drunk in Public charge resulted in no fines.
Drunk in Public misdemeanor charge (Arlington Code 17-7, Va Law 18.2-388) for disobeying the orders of a police Captain will be DISMISSED after completion of 40 hours of community service.
Courthouse: Arlington County General District Court, 1425 N. Courthouse Rd, Arlington, VA 22201
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Arlington County Code § 17-21. Urinating and Defecating in Public Prohibited.
A. It shall be unlawful for any person to urinate or defecate on any street, alley, sidewalk, park, or public place or area where the public gathers or has access, or within public view, other than in facilities designed for such purposes.
B. Any person found guilty of this section shall be guilty of a Class 1 misdemeanor.
Read more about Drunk in Public Law here: VIRGINIA DRUNK IN PUBLIC LAW | A criminal defense lawyer’s explanation of drunk in public charges and arrest requirementsClick to Review All Public Intoxication Case Results