Stalking

There are four degrees of Stalking. The degree is determined by elements such as the nature of the threat, weather a weapon is used, whether there is an injury, the number of victims, and whether there is a particular earlier conviction.

Intentionally, and for no legitimate purpose, engaging in conduct that:

  • Is likely to cause someone to fear for his physical health, safety or property,
  • Causes someone mental or emotional harm by communicating with him by after being told not to, or
  • Is likely to cause someone to fear that his business or career is threatened by appearing, communicating, or telephoning him at his place of business after being told not to.
  • Committing the crime of Stalking in the Fourth Degree against three or more people,
  • Intentionally causing someone fear physical injury, a sex offense, kidnapping, unlawful imprisonment or death, or
  • Committing the crime of Stalking in the Fourth Degree after having been convicted of a specified predicate crime involving the victim or his family within the preceding 10 years.
  • Committing the crime of Stalking in the Third Degree using a dangerous instrument or deadly weapon,
  • Committing the crime of Stalking in the Third Degree after having been convicted of a specified predicate crime involving the same victim or his family within the preceding five years,
  • Committing the crime of Stalking in the Fourth Degree after having been convicted of Stalking in the Third Degree,
  • Repeatedly following someone under the age of 14 or repeatedly and intentionally placing him in fear of physical injury or death, or
  • Committing the crime of Stalking in the Third Degree against 10 or more people.
  • Intentionally or recklessly causing physical injury to the same victim, or
  • Committing a sex offense against the same victim.
 
 

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