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Curfew violations could bring hefty fine in Oklahoma City

Oklahoma City curfew for minors on weekday nights is midnight and 1 a.m. on Friday and Saturday, police said. Fines can be more than $300.
BY MATT DINGER mdinger@opubco.com Published: March 21, 2011
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With an extra hour of sunlight and warming temperatures, Oklahoma City police warn parents that their children must be indoors during the overnight hours.

The curfew in Oklahoma City applies to everyone younger than 18. It is in effect from 12:01 to 6 a.m. Mondays through Fridays, and from 1 to 6 a.m. Saturdays and Sundays, Oklahoma City police Sgt. Jennifer Wardlow said.

The curfew in Bricktown is from 11 p.m. to 6 a.m. every day.

The maximum fine for a minor being out during curfew hours is $302, Wardlow said.

There are exceptions to the law for minors traveling to and from school activities or their jobs during these hours, she said.

“Nine times out of 10, it's just a kid that wants to be out and hanging out with their friends instead of being home,” she said.

Minors picked up on curfew violations are taken to the Community Intervention Center, 201 NE 50, where they are detained until their parents or guardians can pick them up, Wardlow said.

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