A person who, with the intent to frighten or harass another, communicates in writing or by telephone a threat to inflict injury on any person, to any person's reputation, or to any property, is guilty of the crime of Harassment.
[When the communication is made by telephone, the offense may be deemed to have been committed at either the place at which the telephone call was made or at the place where the telephone call was received.]
ESSENTIAL ELEMENTS OF OFFENSE
The State’s burden of proof is satisfied if the evidence shows, beyond a reasonable doubt, the following essential elements:
1) On or about [month] [day] [year], in [County], North Dakota, the Defendant, _______________, communicated [in writing] [by telephone] a threat to inflict injury [on the person of _______________] [to the reputation of _______________] [to certain property]; and
2) The Defendant did so with the intent to frighten or harass .
DEFINITIONS [Insert relevant definitions. NDCC 12.1-02-02.]