Public Drunkeness

In Oklahoma, it is unlawful to consume or be intoxicated by any intoxicating substance in any public place, or private road or in any street car or other passenger vehicle unless authorized by the Oklahoma Alcoholic Beverage Control Act. It is also unlawful to be intoxicated and disturb the peace of any person.

Punishment for Public Drunkeness in Tulsa

Okla. Stat. tit. 37 § 8 (2006).

Public Drunkenness in Tulsa is punishable by five (5) to thirty (30) days and/or a fine of $10 to $100.

Title 37. Intoxicating Liquors
Chapter 1 – Intoxicating Liquors
Section 8 – Consumption or Inhaling of Intoxicants in Public Places

Any person who shall, in any public place, or in or upon any passenger coach, streetcar, or in or upon any other vehicle commonly used for the transportation of passengers, or in or about any depot, platform, waiting station or room, drink or otherwise consume any intoxicating liquor unless authorized by the Oklahoma Alcoholic Beverage Control Act, intoxicating substance, or intoxicating compound of any kind, or inhale glue, paint or other intoxicating substance, or if any person shall be drunk or intoxicated in any public or private road, or in any passenger coach, streetcar, or any public place or building, or at any public gathering, from drinking or consuming such intoxicating liquor, intoxicating substance or intoxicating compound or from inhalation of glue, paint or other intoxicating substance, or if any person shall be drunk or intoxicated from any cause and shall disturb the peace of any person, he shall be guilty of a misdemeanor, and upon conviction thereof shall be punished by a fine of not less than Ten Dollars ($10.00), nor more than One Hundred Dollars ($100.00), or by imprisonment for not less than five (5) days nor more than thirty (30) days, or by both such fine and imprisonment.

 

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