Drunk in Public, Penal Code 647(f)

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Drunk in Public/Public Intoxication

Penal Code § 647(f).
It is a misdemeanor crime to be found in any public place under the influence of any liquor, drug, or controlled substance if the individual is unable to exercise care for their own safety or the safety of others or the individual interferes with or obstructs or prevents the free use of any street, sidewalk or other public way.

A conviction for Public Intoxication can trigger probation, fines and even jail time.

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