OUJI-CR 6-15


No person may be convicted of public drunkenness/intoxication unless the State has proved beyond a reasonable doubt each element of the crime. These elements are:

First, that the defendant was drunk/intoxicated;

Second, in a public place.


Statutory Authority: 37 O.S. 1991, § 8.

Notes on Use

The trial court should modify this instruction as appropriate for prosecutions for public consumption of alcohol or other intoxicants.