Public Sexual Indecency

Crime of Public Sexual Indecency in Arizona, A.R.S. 13-1403.

A person commits public sexual indecency in Arizona, A.R.S. 13-1403, by intentionally or knowingly engaging in any of the following acts, if another person is present, and the defendant is reckless about whether such other person, as a reasonable person, would be offended or alarmed by the act:

  • Sexual conduct
  • Oral sexual conduct
  • Sexual intercourse
  • Bestiality

If the other person present is under the age of fifteen years then their conduct becomes public sexual indecency to a minor. Public sexual indecency to a minor in Arizona, A.R.S. 13-1403, has an enhanced penalty because of the youthful age of the child.

Penalty for the Crime of Public Indecency of a Minor in Arizona, A.R.S. 13-1403.

Public sexual indecency in Arizona, A.R.S. 13-1403, is a class 1 misdemeanor but public sexual indecency of a minor is the more serious class 5 felony.

Defenses to the Crime of Public Indecency of a Minor in Arizona, A.R.S. 13-1403.

Defenses to bestiality in Arizona, A.R.S. 13-1411, include:

  • fabrication
  • alibi
  • mistaken identity
  • insufficiency of evidence

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