2014 Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes
Chapter 55 - Riot, Disorderly Conduct and Related Offenses
Section 5501 - Riot

18 PA Cons Stat § 5501 (2014) What's This?

§ 5501. Riot.

A person is guilty of riot, a felony of the third degree, if he participates with two or more others in a course of disorderly conduct:

(1) with intent to commit or facilitate the commission of a felony or misdemeanor;

(2) with intent to prevent or coerce official action; or

(3) when the actor or any other participant to the knowledge of the actor uses or plans to use a firearm or other deadly weapon.


Cross References. Section 5501 is referred to in section 6105 of this title; section 3304 of Title 5 (Athletics and Sports).

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