2019 Arkansas Code
Title 5 - Criminal Offenses
Subtitle 6 - Offenses Against Public Health, Safety, or Welfare
Chapter 71 - Riots, Disorderly Conduct, Etc.
Subchapter 2 - Offenses Generally
§ 5-71-201. Riot

Universal Citation: AR Code § 5-71-201 (2019)
  • (a) A person commits the offense of riot if, with two (2) or more other persons, he or she knowingly engages in tumultuous or violent conduct that creates a substantial risk of:

    • (1) Causing public alarm;

    • (2) Disrupting the performance of a governmental function; or

    • (3) Damaging or injuring property or a person.

  • (b) Riot is a Class A misdemeanor.

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