Chapter 2 Section 065

Section 2.065.  OBSTRUCTION OF OFFICER.

(1)    Whoever knowingly obstructs an officer while such officer is doing any act in his official capacity and with lawful authority, shall upon conviction be subject to a forfeiture of not less than Ten ($10.00) Dollars nor more than Five Hundred ($500.00) Dollars, and the costs of the action; and in default of payment thereof, shall be subject to imprisonment in the County Jail or the House of Correction of Milwaukee County until such forfeiture and costs have been paid, but not to exceed thirty (30) days.

(2)  As used in this section:

[a]  “Officer” means a peace officer or other public officer or public employee having the authority by virtue of his office or employment to take another into custody.

[b]  “Obstructs” includes without limitation, knowingly giving false information to the officer with intent to mislead him in the performance of his duty including the service of any citation, summons or civil process.

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