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disorder

a disturbance of public order or peace. Its existence may trigger extended police powers.
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NEWCASTLE'S hotspots of drunk and disorderly behaviour have been revealed.
The court dropped the indecent exposure and disorderly conduct charges as part of the deal.
Mr Moore, who required 15 stitches, later admitted assault and being drunk and disorderly. After he was cleared by the jury, Pc McVeigh puffed out his cheeks and hugged his wife in the public gallery.
| 11pm: A 31-year-old woman is held on suspicion of being drunk and disorderly on Bloom Street.
The central bank said that in case of a disorderly Brexit, commercial banks in the nation would not need to curb lending or be bailed out by taxpayers.
| Joshua Gareth Wheatley, 18, from Dafydd Place in Barry, admitted drunk and disorderly behaviour at Chapel Wood in Llanederyn.
There were 97 people convicted of being drunk and disorderly in 2015/16, who had at least one previous conviction for the crime.
New Delhi [India], Jul 9 ( ANI ): Shia LeBeouf has once again landed on the wrong side of law enforcement after being arrested for disorderly conduct and public drunkenness in Savannah, Georgia.
Spurlock faces charges of second-degree disorderly conduct and physical harassment.
Mr McLaughlin, 42, from Lisnafin Park, Strabane, is also charged with disorderly behaviour, obstructing a police officer and with assaulting Ms Mongan on the same date.
The victim said he asked why he was shoved and PC Tulloch said he was being arrested for drunk and disorderly behaviour.