Under Arizona law, it is considered Disorderly Conduct to:
- Engage in fighting or seriously disruptive behavior
- Make unreasonable noise
- Use abusive or offensive language or gestures
- Disrupt a lawful meeting, gathering or procession
- Refuse a lawful order to back away from a fire, hazard, or any other emergency
- Recklessly handle, display, or discharge a deadly weapon or dangerous instrument
Based on the type of conduct, you face a variety of charges.
Disorderly Conduct is usually a class 1 misdemeanor. So, you up to 6 months in jail, 3 years of probation, and $3600 in fines and fees. Also, if this is your first criminal conviction, you may be eligible for a diversion program.
But, if your case involves a deadly weapon or dangerous instrument, such as a gun or knife, it is a class 6 felony. So, you face up to 2 years in prison, depending on your criminal history. However, you may be eligible for a diversion program if you have no previous convictions.