drunk and disorderly


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drunk and disorderly

A criminal charge issued to someone who is intoxicated and behaving erratically. Let's go home because if you keep yelling in public like this, they're going to slap you with drunk and disorderly.
See also: and, drunk

drunk and disorderly

a criminal charge for public drunkenness accompanied by bad or offensive behavior. The judge fined Richard for being drunk and disorderly. In addition to being convicted for driving while intoxicated, Richard was found guilty of being drunk and disorderly.
See also: and, drunk
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Anyone issued with an FPN for being drunk and disorderly must pay a PS90 fine.
Mr Moore, who required 15 stitches, later admitted assault and being drunk and disorderly.
11pm: A 31-year-old woman is held on suspicion of being drunk and disorderly on Bloom Street.
Joshua Gareth Wheatley, 18, from Dafydd Place in Barry, admitted drunk and disorderly behaviour at Chapel Wood in Llanederyn.
The officer reported his actions as being aggressive in manner and he was arrested for being drunk and disorderly," Miss Common added.
Mr Browse feared he could lose his door licence and job when he was prosecuted for drunk and disorderly behaviour, but was found not guilty after a trial on August 16, 2010.
According to new figures placed in the House of Commons library: l Drunk and disorderly prosecutions of teenagers have soared by 25 per cent; l 30,000 teenagers are now being prosecuted for being drunk and disorderly each year; l Yet, only 23 teenagers each year are prosecuted for buying or trying to buy alcohol.
Karl Kerridge was arrested and charged with drunk and disorderly following United's 1-0 defeat against Huddersfield Town on August 20.
The 35-year-old appeared at Kirklees Magistrates' Court and pleaded guilty to being drunk and disorderly in public.
The following cases were heard at Cardiff Magistrates' Court: | | Mark Bunyan, 37, of Barry Angling Centre, Barry, pleaded guilty to being drunk and disorderly in Sully on May 13 and assaulting two police officers.
Kevin Dakers, 33, of Victoria Avenue, Sunderland, charged with being drunk and disorderly.
The police helicopter was drafted in to help search for them before they were found and arrested for being drunk and disorderly and assault.
A MERSEYSIDE councillor with responsibility for licensing bars was arrested on suspicion of being drunk and disorderly following her party's local election success.
Bradley Goulding, 18, of Colleton Walk, Middlesbrough, given a 12-month community order with a curfew requirement and 100 hours unpaid work and ordered to pay PS110 costs for fined PS50 for burglary, attempted burglary, breaking a conditional discharge and drunk and disorderly behaviour.
During the evening, 96 were detained, 65 for being drunk and disorderly.