disturbing the peace

Definition of "disturbing the peace"
  1. A minor offense involving disruption of public calm and order by making loud noise, engaging in fights, or other disruptive behaviors that scare or upset others. This offense could result in a fine or a short jail term
How to use "disturbing the peace" in a sentence
  1. After they started a loud argument in the park at midnight, they were arrested for disturbing the peace.
  2. Playing loud, disruptive music can be viewed as disturbing the peace.
  3. Engaging in fights in public places might lead to charges of disturbing the peace.

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