2917.02 Aggravated riot.

(A) No person shall participate with four or more others in a course of disorderly conduct in violation of section 2917.11 of the Revised Code:

(1) With purpose to commit or facilitate the commission of a felony;

(2) With purpose to commit or facilitate the commission of any offense of violence;

(3) When the offender or any participant to the knowledge of the offender has on or about the offender's or participant's person or under the offender's or participant's control, uses, or intends to use a deadly weapon or dangerous ordnance, as defined in section 2923.11 of the Revised Code.

(B)

(1) No person, being an inmate in a detention facility, shall violate division (A)(1) or (3) of this section.

(2) No person, being an inmate in a detention facility, shall violate division (A)(2) of this section or section 2917.03 of the Revised Code.

(C) Whoever violates this section is guilty of aggravated riot. A violation of division (A)(1) or (3) of this section is a felony of the fifth degree. A violation of division (A)(2) or (B)(1) of this section is a felony of the fourth degree. A violation of division (B)(2) of this section is a felony of the third degree.

(D) As used in this section, "detention facility" has the same meaning as in section 2921.01 of the Revised Code.

Cite as R.C. § 2917.02

History. Effective Date: 07-01-1996