21-3832Chapter 21.--CRIMES AND PUNISHMENTS PART II.--PROHIBITED CONDUCT Article 38.--CRIMES AFFECTING GOVERNMENTAL FUNCTIONS
21-3832. Intimidation of a witness or victim.(a) Intimidation of a witness or victim is knowingly and maliciouslypreventing or dissuading, or attempting to prevent or dissuade:
(1) Any witness or victim from attending or giving testimony atany civilor criminal trial, proceeding or inquiry authorized by law; or
(2) any witness, victim or person acting on behalf of a victimfrom:
(A) Making any report of the victimization of a victim to anylaw enforcementofficer, prosecutor, probation officer, parole officer, correctionalofficer, community correctional services officeror judicial officer;
(B) causing a complaint, indictment or information to be soughtand prosecuted,or causing a violation ofprobation, parole or assignment to a community correctional servicesprogram to be reported and prosecuted,and assisting in its prosecution;
(C) causing a civil action to be filed and prosecuted andassisting in its prosecution; or
(D) arresting or causing or seeking the arrest of any person inconnection with the victimization of a victim.
(b) Intimidation of a witness or victim is aclass B person misdemeanor.
History: L. 1983, ch. 108, § 2;L. 1986, ch. 123, § 3;L. 1992, ch. 239, § 173;L. 1993, ch. 291, § 122; July 1.