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Stalking

Related Offenses



Stalking

§ 6-58. Stalking. (1998)
a. A person commits stalking if the person intentionally or knowingly engages in a course of conduct that is directed toward another person if that conduct either:

1. would cause a reasonable person to fear for that person's safety or the safety of that person's immediate family and that person in fact fears for their safety or the safety of that person's immediate family.

2. would cause a reasonable person to fear imminent physical injury or death to that person or that person's immediate family and that person in fact fears imminent physical injury or death to that person or that person's immediate family.

b. Any person convicted of stalking shall be sentenced to imprisonment for a period not to exceed two hundred seventy (270) days or to a fine not to exceed seven hundred fifty dollars ($750.00), or to both such imprisonment and fine, with costs.

c. For the purposes of this section:

1. "course of conduct" means maintaining visual or physical proximity to a specific person or directing verbal or written threats, whether express or implied, to a specific person on two or more occasions over a period of time, however short, but does not include activity protected under the Indian Civil Rights Act, 25 U.S.C. § 1302.

2. "immediate family" means a spouse, parent, child or sibling or any other person who regularly resides in a person's household or resided in a person's household within the past six months.


Related Offenses

§ 6-54 Threatening or Intimidating. (1995)
a. A person commits threatening if such persons, with the intent to terrify or in reckless disregard of the risk of terrifying, threatens by word or conduct to cause physical injury to another person or serious damage to property of another where the ability to immediately cause such injury or damage reasonably exists.

b. A person commits intimidating if such person threatens by word or conduct to cause physical injury to another person or damage to the property of another with the intent to induce another to do an act against his or her will or to refrain from doing a lawful act.

c. Any person convicted of threatening or intimidating shall be sentenced to imprisonment for a period not to exceed ninety (90) days or to a fine not to exceed one thousand dollars ($1,000.00), or to both such imprisonment and fine, with costs.

§ 6-57. Use of Telephone to Commit Offense.
a. It shall be unlawful for any person, with intent to terrify, intimidate, threaten, harass, annoy or offend, to use a telephone and:

1. use any obscene, lewd or profane language.

2. suggest any lewd or lascivious act.

3. threaten to inflict injury or physical harm to the person or property of any person.

b. It shall be unlawful for any person to disturb by repeated anonymous telephone calls the peace, quiet or right of privacy of any person at the place where the telephone calls were received.

c. The use of obscene, lewd or profane language or the making of a threat or statement as set forth in subsection (a) of this section shall be prima facie evidence of intent to terrify, intimidate, threaten, harass, annoy or offend.

d. Any offense committed by use of a telephone as set forth in this section shall be deemed to have been committed at either the place where the telephone call or calls originated or at the place where the telephone call or calls were received.

e. Any person convicted of use of a telephone to commit an offense shall be sentenced to imprisonment for a period not to exceed one hundred eighty (180) days or to a fine not to exceed five hundred dollars ($500.00), or to both such imprisonment and fine, with costs.