Pennsylvania Statutes Title 18 Pa.C.S.A. Crimes and Offenses § 5501. Riot

A person is guilty of riot, a felony of the third degree, if he participates with two or more others in a course of disorderly conduct:

(1) with intent to commit or facilitate the commission of a felony or misdemeanor;

(2) with intent to prevent or coerce official action;  or

(3) when the actor or any other participant to the knowledge of the actor uses or plans to use a firearm or other deadly weapon.


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