Law Violations

Commonly Cited City of Pittsburgh and Pennsylvania Law Violations

Public Intoxication: When an individual appears in any public place under the influence of alcohol or a controlled substance.


Providing Alcohol to Minors: When an individual purchases or serves alcohol to those under the age of 21.


Underage alcohol possession/consumption: When an individual, being less than 21 years of age, attempts to purchase, purchases, consumes, possesses, or knowingly and intentionally transports any liquor or malt or brewed beverages.


Open Container of Alcohol: No persons shall consume, carry or possess an open container of alcoholic beverages in the public right-of-way or on private property without the consent of the landowner or tenant.


Carrying a False ID Card: An individual, being under 21, possesses an ID card falsely identifying that person as being 21 years of age or older or obtains or attempts to obtain liquor or malt or brewed beverages by using the ID card of another or by using an ID card that has not been lawfully issued to or in the name of that person who possesses the card.


Possession of Marijuana: When an individual possesses marijuana, the sentence is dependent on the amount of marijuana in possession.


Sale, Distribution and/or Cultivation of Marijuana: When an individual is accused of selling or manufacturing marijuana, the potential sentence depends of the amount of marijuana in question.