What is a Riot in Arizona A.R.S. 13-2903?

Riot occurs in Arizona when two or more other persons acting together, such person recklessly uses force or violence or threatens to use force or violence, if such threat is accompanied by the immediate power to carry out such threat, which disturbs the public peace.

Riot is a class 5 felony. A Class 5 felony provides for a minimum of six months in prison however, can be increased to up to 2.5 years. Probation is available.

An experienced criminal defense attorney knows that the significant element the prosecutor must prove is that the person had the immediate power to carry out his threat. Without proof beyond a reasonable doubt the results are a not guilty.

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