Section 16-145 Harassment of a bicyclist, pedestrian or person in a wheelchair.

    (a)    A person commits the offense of harassment of a bicyclist , pedestrian or person in a wheelchair  if the person:

    (1)    Knowingly throws an object at or in the direction of any person riding a bicycle , walking, running or operating a wheelchair for the purpose of frightening, disturbing or injuring that person ; or

    (2)    Threatens any person riding a bicycle , walking, running or operating a wheelchair  for the purpose of frightening or disturbing that person; or

    (3)    Sounds a horn, shouts or otherwise directs sound toward any person riding a bicycle , walking, running or operating a wheelchair  for the purpose of frightening or disturbing that person; or

    (4)    Knowingly places a person riding a bicycle , walking, running or operating a wheelchair   in apprehension of immediate physical injury; or

    (5)    Knowingly engages in conduct that creates a risk of death or serious physical injury to a   person riding a bicycle , walking, running or operating a wheelchair .

    (b)    Harassment of a bicyclist , pedestrian or person in a wheelchair  is a Class A misdemeanor.


(Ord. No. 20306, § 1, 6-15-09; Ord. No. 20450, § 1, 10-19-09)


(Ord. 20450, Amended, 10/19/2009, Prior Text; Ord. 20306, Amended, 06/15/2009)