One of the more commonly charged misdemeanor offenses in Arkansas is Terroristic Threatening. Depending on the circumstances, Terroristic Threatening can be a misdemeanor or felony offense in Arkanas.
Arkansas Code 5-13-301 covers the offense of Terroristic Threatening.
1. For the offense to be in the First Degree, a class D felony, the following conduct must be present:
(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.
Arkansas Code 5-13-301(a)(1)(A) & (B)...continue to full post
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