Arlington County Code 17.7 – Drunk in Public

§ 17.7. Public Drunkenness and Profanity.

A.  It shall be unlawful for any person to be drunk or profanely to curse or swear in any public place in the County.

B.  Any person convicted of such public drunkenness or profanity may be punished by a fine not to exceed one hundred dollars ($100.00); provided, however, if any person shall be convicted for being drunk in public three (3) times within one (1) year in the Commonwealth of Virginia, upon the third such conviction or any subsequent conviction for such offense within the period of one (1) year, he shall be punished by a fine not to exceed five hundred dollars ($500.00).

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