Indiana Code Title 7.1. Alcohol and Tobacco § 7.1-5-1-6

Sec. 6 . (a) Subject to section 6.5 of this chapter, it is a Class C infraction for a person to be, or to become, intoxicated as a result of the person's use of alcohol or a controlled substance (as defined in IC 35-48-1-9 ) in or upon a vehicle commonly used for the public transportation of passengers, or in or upon a common carrier, or in or about a depot, station, airport, ticket office, waiting room or platform, if the person:

(1) endangers the person's life;

(2) endangers the life of another person;

(3) breaches the peace or is in imminent danger of breaching the peace;  or

(4) harasses, annoys, or alarms another person.

However, the violation is a Class B misdemeanor if the violation is committed knowingly or intentionally and the person has a prior unrelated adjudication or conviction for a violation of this section within the previous five (5) years.

(b) A person may not initiate or maintain an action against a law enforcement officer based on the officer's failure to enforce this section.

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