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Natchitoches Police to strictly enforce juvenile curfew within the city | Around The Town

Youth Curfew

With school being suspended throughout the city it shall be unlawful for any juvenile under the age of seventeen (17) to remain in public between the hours of 12:00 a.m. and 5:00 a.m. Any juvenile found out in public between these hours will receive a juvenile citation and their parents or guardians will be responsible for picking them up from the Natchitoches Police Department. Upon a second offense of the juvenile curfew law the parents or guardians will be issued a summons to appear in City Court.
Below are the juvenile hours of curfew within the Natchitoches Code of Ordinances:
Sec. 20-39. – Hours of curfew.
(a) It shall be unlawful for any person under the age of seventeen (17) years to be or remain in or upon any public street or thoroughfare or in any public place, within the city limits of the City of Natchitoches, between the hours of 10:00 p.m. and 5:00 a.m. for any day prior to a school day and between the hours of 12:00 midnight and 5:00 a.m. for any day not prior to a school day, unless one of the exceptions under section 20-40 applies.
(b) A school day shall be any day on which the school in which the minor is enrolled, or would be enrolled if in school, holds classes.
(Ord. No. 15-1990, § 4, 5-29-90; Ord. No. 06-2004, § I, 9-13-04; Ord. No. 09-2005, § II, 2-14-2005)
If you would like to report suspicious activity or an emergency please contact the Natchitoches Police Department at (318) 352-8101. Remember all information given shall remain confidential.

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