46.3525 Stalking.

Cite as [A.S.C.A. § 46.3525]

(a) A person commits the crime of stalking if he purposely or knowingly engages in a course of conduct that is directed toward another person and that conduct:

(1) causes reasonable fear of harm to the physical health, safety, or property of such person, a member of his immediate family, or a third party with whom he is acquainted; or

(2) causes harm to the mental or emotional health of such person after the actor was previously clearly informed to cease that conduct; or

(3) is likely to cause such person to reasonably fear that his employment, business or career is threatened, where such conduct consists of appearing, telephoning or initiating communication or contact at his place of employment or business, and the actor was previously clearly informed to cease that conduct.

(b) Stalking is a class B misdemeanor, unless the offense was committed when there is a temporary restraining order or an injunction, or both, or any other court order in effect prohibiting the conduct by the offender, then it is a Class A misdemeanor.

History: 2010, PL 31-10 § 2.