Legal Question in Criminal Law in Pennsylvania

Recently I was charged with a disorderly conduct for stepping outside the porch of a party and throwing an empty bottle into the neighbors yard. An undercover cop was parked around 50-100 feet of where the bottle landed and instantly flew up to me giving me the charges. He was also only 25-30 yards from the house and I was wondering if that was illegal to stake out a party with no cause.

Asked on 3/18/13, 10:32 pm

1 Answer from Attorneys

Ellis Klein Young, Klein & Associates

From what you have said it is perfectly legal to sit and watch. It would be illegal to enter the premises without a warrant or consent

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Answered on 3/19/13, 4:19 am

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