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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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New figures obtained from Northumbria Police have highlighted the 10 city streets with the most arrests for being drunk and disorderly in a public place.
| 1.40am: A 19-year-old man is detained on suspicion of being drunk and disorderly on Great Ancoats Street.
According to the Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police, the arrest took place after LaBeouf allegedly became "disorderly" in City Market in the early morning hours on July 8 after he asked a bystander for a cigarette.
However, they would plead guilty to obstruction and disorderly behaviour.
The city will also modify its definition of disorderly action to state that disorderly action will not include the actions of victims of reported domestic violence incidents.
Mr Browse, who was not drunk, had not been disorderly, used any offensive language or tried to force his way into the pub, was handcuffed and taken to Birkenhead Police Station, where he was detained overnight.
Shane Sinfield-Deynes, of Vale Road, Rhyl, admitted being drunk and disorderly in the town, at a special weekend Magistrates' court hearing in Llandudno.
Secretary RTA has appealed to public to cooperate with authority and avoid parking their vehicles on roads and parks because disorderly parking is increasing the traffic problems.
Santiago said Section 97 of Rule 24 also provides that the Senate, upon the recommendation of the committee on ethics, may punish any member for disorderly behaviour and, with the concurrence of two-thirds of the entire membership, suspend or expel a member.
by officers Earle Cadoret, Christopher Cornelius and Jeffrey O'Toole and charged with assault by a dangerous weapon, disturbing the peace and being a disorderly person.
A 24-year-old man was arrested in Warwick Street for drunk and disorderly behaviour and received an pounds 80 fine while a 25-year-old man was arrested for disorderly behaviour.
CARDIFF City footballer Michael Chopra has been arrested for being drunk and disorderly.
Summary: Former England football star Paul Gascoigne has been arrested for being drunk and disorderly, according to police.
In what reads more like a novel than a history book, A Most Disorderly Court recounts a dark period in Florida politics and traces the reform efforts that ultimately led to a constitutional amendment providing for the appointment of all Florida's appellate judges.
After everyone was released, the lead actor was cited for disorderly conduct and the director for being an accessory to disorderly conduct, even though they had a permit from the park to film.