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William Herrin herrin-nanog at dirtside.com
Wed Mar 11 17:57:59 CDT 2009


On Wed, Mar 11, 2009 at 6:27 PM, Peter Beckman <beckman at angryox.com> wrote:
> On Wed, 11 Mar 2009, Joe Greco wrote:
>
>> In our neighbourhood, we don't have a high crime rate.  Despite that,
>> if we saw someone walking from house to house, trying doorknobs, we'd
>> call the cops.  The fact that everyone has locks on their doors does
>> not make it all right for someone to go around from house to house to
>> see if they're all locked.
>
>  However, it's not illegal, AFAIK.  It's only illegal if you enter.  Either
>  that, or I'm gonna go prosecute some Girl Scouts.

Actually, in most jurisdictions trying strangers' doorknobs is
probably misdemeanor disorderly conduct, typically punishable by fines
of a few hundred dollars and jail for a few months. More often than
not used as a threat: "Sir, you need to leave the neighborhood or
you'll be arrested and charged with disorderly conduct."

That's what "disorderly conduct" is for: folks who are obviously doing
something they ought not be doing but for which an explicit law has
not been written.

Regards,
Bill Herrin


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