Aleksander Jozet Bozek, 18, of 26360 W. Bond Ave., Antioch, was charged with disorderly conduct Aug. 22 in the 400 block of Birchwood. He was also cited for obstructing a peace officer and resisting a peace officer. He was released on a personal recognizance bond pending a Sept. 13 court date
disorderly conduct in this state means:
(720 ILCS 5/26‑1)
(from Ch. 38, par. 26‑1)
Elements of the Offense.
(a) A person commits disorderly conduct when he knowingly:
(1) Does any act in such unreasonable manner as to
So essentially anything that can't be defined as an actual crime, gets you a Disorderly Conduct charge. Once a police officer has decided you have committed disorderly conduct, they may arrest you, so resisting adds charges of obstruction, and resisting. However, this is a law in which there can be no probable cause, and it is not a felony so no arrest should be necessary. I believe it is a citizens' DUTY to resist being arrested for a non-crime. I am awaiting the outcome of this, but chances are there will be no follow up news on this item.