Public Intoxication/Disorderly Conduct Offenses in Tennessee

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WHAT IS PUBLIC INTOXICATION IN TENNESSEE?

Tennessee Code Annotated 39-17-310.  Public intoxication. 

(a) A person commits the offense of public intoxication who appears in a public place under the influence of a controlled substance or any other intoxicating substance to the degree that:

(1) The offender may be endangered;

(2) There is endangerment to other persons or property; or

(3) The offender unreasonably annoys people in the vicinity.

WHAT IS DISORDERLY CONDUCT IN TENNESSEE?

Please see our blog entitled, “Nashville Criminal Attorney Explains: Disorderly Conduct in Tennesee: What it is…and Isn’t.”

If you have been charged with public intoxication or disorderly conduct in Tennessee, contact our criminal attorneys in Nashville, TN for a FREE CONSULTATION as to your criminal case.

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