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Terroristic Threatening in Arkansas


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Arkansas Criminal Code for terroristic threatening in Arkansas
5-13-301. Terroristic threatening.
(a) (1) A person commits the offense of terroristic threatening in the first degree if:
(A) With the purpose of terrorizing another person, the person threatens to cause
death or serious physical injury or substantial property damage to another person; or
(B) With the purpose of terrorizing another person, the person threatens to cause
physical injury or property damage to a teacher or other school employee acting in the line of
duty.
(2) Terroristic threatening in the first degree is a Class D felony.
(b) (1) A person commits the offense of terroristic threatening in the second degree if, with
the purpose of terrorizing another person, the person threatens to cause physical injury or
property damage to another person.
(2) Terroristic threatening in the second degree is a Class A misdemeanor.
(c) (1) (A) Upon pretrial release of the defendant, a judicial officer shall:
(i) Enter a no contact order in writing consistent with Rules 9.3 and 9.4 of
the Arkansas Rules of Criminal Procedure; and
(ii) Give notice to the defendant of penalties contained in Rule 9.5 of the
Arkansas Rules of Criminal Procedure.
(B) The no contact order under subdivision (c)(1)(A) of this section remains in
effect during the pendency of any appeal of a conviction under this section.
(C) The judicial officer or prosecuting attorney shall provide a copy of the no
contact order under subdivision (c)(1)(A) of this section to the victim and arresting agency
without unnecessary delay.
(2) If the judicial officer has reason to believe that mental disease or defect of the
defendant will or has become an issue in the cause, the judicial officer shall enter such orders as
are consistent with 5-2-305.
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