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Riot Charges in Iowa

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The Iowa crime of Riot is defined by Iowa Code Section 723.1 as follows:


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A riot is three or more persons assembled together in a violent manner, to the disturbance of others, and with any use of unlawful force or violence by them or any of them against another person, or causing property damage. A person who willingly joins in or remains a part of a riot, knowing or having reasonable grounds to believe that it is such, commits an aggravated misdemeanor.

Since Riot is an aggravated misdemeanor in Iowa, the maximum penalty is 2 years in prison. Those convicted of riot


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