LE Definitions

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LE Definitions
2011-02-28 05:17:47
LE Definitions

ND State Law Definitions
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  1. Criminal Attempt
    Substantial Step toward the commission of the crime

    (Punished by one level lower)
  2. Criminal Facilitation
    Knowingly provides Substantial Assistance

    • (Punished by two levels lower)
    • (note: there has to be no gain ex: guy holding down a woman so another could rape her, there is no gain..hes not participating but knowingly aiding the crime)
  3. Criminal Solicitation
    Commands, Induces, Entreats, or otherwise attempts to Persuade

    (Punished by one level lower)
  4. Criminal Conspiracy
    One or more of such persons does an Overt Act

    (Punished under the same class)
  5. Criminal Coercion
    Intent to Compel another
  6. Physical Obstruction of Government Function
    Intentionally obstructs, impairs, impedes, hinders, prevents, or perverts
  7. Preventing Arrest
    Intent to prevent a public servant from effecting an arrest

    (Matches the original charge)
  8. Threatening Public Servants
    Threatens harm with the intent to influence offical action
  9. Hindering Law Enforcement
    For an offense by Harboring
  10. Impersonating Officals
    Falsely Pretends to be a public servant
  11. Promoting Prostitution
    Operates or Owns a place of prostitution
  12. Facilitating Prostitution
    Knowingly patronizes or procures a prostitute
  13. Prostitution
    Solicits another person to be hired to engage in sexual activity
  14. Simple Assault
    Willfully or Negligently causes Bodily Injury

    • (Class B Misdemeanor)
    • (Class C Felony if victim is a peace officer, on duty, and the offender knows this)
  15. Assault
    Willfully or Negligently causes Substantial Bodily Injury

    • (Class A Misdemeanor)
    • (Class C Felony if victim is under 12)
    • (Class B Felony if negligently causes serious bodily injury to another while fleeing a police officer in a MV)
  16. Aggravated Assault
    Willfully causes Serious Bodily Injury

    • - includes firing a firearm or hurling a destructive devise (i.e. Baseball Bat)(Class C Felony)
    • (Class B Felony if victim is under 12 or victim suffers permanent loss or impairment)
  17. Manslaughter
    Recklessly causes Death

    (Class B Felony)
  18. Robbery
    Theft & Simple Assault

    (Always a Felony)
  19. Burglary
    Criminal Trespass & any other Criminal Offense

    • (Class C Felony)
    • (Class B Felony if committed at night or in a dwelling)
  20. Terrorizing
    Intent to place another in fear

    • (Class C Felony)
    • (note: pulling a fire alarm is not terrorizing since there is no intent to place fear - it would be disordely conduct)
  21. Menacing
    Knowingly place another in fear of Imminent Serious Bodily Injury

    (Class A Misdemeanor)
  22. Harassment
    Intent to frighten in Writing or by Phone

    (Class A Misdemeanor)
  23. Kidnapping
    Person abducts another

    • (Class B Felony)
    • (note: typically stranger to stranger)
  24. Felonious Restraint
    Knowingly abduct another and restrain them

    (Class C Felony)
  25. Unlawful Imprisonment
    Knowingly subject another to Unlawful Restraint

    (Class A Misdemeanor)
  26. Definition of Sexual Contact
    Unwanted Touching of other's intimate parts for the purpose of Arousing or Satisfying Desires
  27. Definition of Sexual Act
    Sexual Contact (Penetration) between the penis & vulva, the penis & anus, or any other object in the vulva or anus

    (note: a finger is a object & the penis cannot be penatrated)
  28. Gross Sexual Imposition
    • Engages in a Sexual Act
    • - by force or threat
    • - victim less than fifteen years old
    • - victim is unaware
    • - victim has a mental disease
    • - victim is incapable of understanding
  29. Sexual Assault
    Knowingly has Sexual Contact with another person
  30. Fornication
    - Engaging in a Sexual Act in a public place

    - Minor engaging in a Sexual Act

    • (Class A Misdemeanor for Adults)
    • (Class B Misdemeanor for minors)
  31. Indecent Exposure
    - Intent to arouse, appeal to, or gratify

    - Masturbates in a public place

    • (Class A Misdemeanor)
    • (Class C Felony for repeat offenders)
  32. Bigamy
    Marry a person while already married
  33. Reckless Endangerment
    Create a substantial risk of Serious Bodily Injury or Death

    • (Class A Misdemeanor)
    • (Class C Felony if the circumstances manifest an extreme indifference to the value of human life)
  34. Disordley Conduct
    - Harass, Annoy, or Alarm

    - Exposes ones penis, vulva, or anus

    (Class B Misdemeanor)
  35. Criminal Mischief
    Willfully tamper with or Willfully Damage

    • Class B Felony > $10,000
    • Class C Felony > $2,000 < $10,000
    • Class A Misdemeanor > $100 < $2,000
    • Class B Misdemeanor < $100
  36. Criminal Trespass
    Enters or remains in any place enclosed

    • (Class A Misdemeanor)
    • (Class C Felony if is in a dwelling or in a highly secured premises)