Michigan Disturbing The Peace MCL 750.170

Disturbing the Peace MCL 750.170 is an actual crime here in the State of Michigan, which covers a large array of acts that could potentially land someone with a criminal misdemeanor on his or her record. Generally, Disturbing the Peace MCL 750.170 falls under local ordinances rather than under the state law. Therefore, the possible punishments and fines can and could vary depending on the arresting agency.

However, the State of Michigan Statute and under State law, Disturbing the Peace MCL 750.170, states

“Any person who shall make or excite any disturbance or contention in any tavern, store or grocery, manufacturing establishment or any other business place or in any street, lane, alley, highway, public building, grounds or park, or at any election or other public meeting where citizens are peaceably and lawfully assembled, shall be guilty of a misdemeanor.”

It is important to note that Disturbing the Peace MCL 750.150 whether charged under State law or local ordinance, revolves around the idea of maintaining respect between you and your neighbors (or others in society). Therefore, the goal of Disturbing the Peace MCL 750.150 is to prevent disruption to those around us and to always think before you act. Is you radio too loud, are you screaming, do you have a dog, is there an odor coming from your home, or something else that is causing a disruption to the public.

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