Baton Rouge City Court - Possession of Alcohol & Firearms at BREC Parks

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The listed possession of alcohol and firearms at BREC parks charges below are the offenses prosecuted in Baton Rouge City Court. They are all misdemeanor offenses. Felonies are prosecuted in District Court. Mr. Barkemeyer is skilled and experienced at handling misdemeanors is Baton Rouge City Court. Contact him at (225) 964-6720 if you or someone you know has a criminal charge in City Court.

Sec. 13:1010. Possession of alcoholic beverages at BREC parks and facilities prohibited.

(a)
The possession of alcoholic beverages at parks, playgrounds, recreational areas and facilities owned and/or operated by the recreation and parks commission is hereby declared to be unlawful, except for publicly owned recreational facilities which are licensed for the sale and consumption of alcohol through the alcoholic beverage control office.
In addition to the penalties prescribed for violations of this title, members of the police department, sheriff's deputies, or other authorized police personnel are authorized to immediately confiscate any alcoholic beverages found on any person at any of the public facilities designated in this section.
(b)
Whoever is found guilty of possession of alcoholic beverages at BREC parks and/or facilities as defined herein shall be fined not more than five hundred dollars ($500.00), imprisoned in the jail for not more than six (6) months, or both.
(City Code 1951, Title 13, § 106; Parish Code 1962, Title 13, § 416; Ord. No. 9080, § 1, 4-25-90; Ord. No. 9262, § 1, 5-27-91; Ord. No. 10132, § 1, 12-14-94; Ord. No. 12055, § 1, 6-27-01; Ord. No. 15469, § 5, 3-27-13)
Cross reference— Parks and recreation generally, title 3.

Sec. 13:1011. Possession of firearms at BREC parks.

(a)
It shall be unlawful for any person to have in his possession a firearm, pellet gun, BB gun or other instrumentality customarily used or intended for probable use as a dangerous weapon on property comprising parks, playgrounds, recreational areas or facilities owned or operated by the recreation and parks commission.
(b)
Whoever violates the provisions of this section shall be fined not more than five hundred dollars ($500.00), imprisoned in the jail for not more than six (6) months, or both.
(City Code 1951, Title 13, § 107; Parish Code 1962, Title 13, § 417)
Cross reference— Parks and recreation generally, title 3; discharge of firearms on Capitol Lake prohibited, § 3:51.
 

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