2005 North Carolina Code - General Statutes § 14-277.1. Communicating threats.

§ 14‑277.1.  Communicating threats.

(a)       A person is guilty of a Class 1 misdemeanor if without lawful authority:

(1)       He willfully threatens to physically injure the person or that person's child, sibling, spouse, or dependent or willfully threatens to damage the property of another;

(2)       The threat is communicated to the other person, orally, in writing, or by any other means;

(3)       The threat is made in a manner and under circumstances which would cause a reasonable person to believe that the threat is likely to be carried out; and

(4)       The person threatened believes that the threat will be carried out.

(b)       A violation of this section is a Class 1 misdemeanor. (1973, c. 1286, s. 11; 1993, c. 539, s. 172; 1994, Ex. Sess., c. 24, s. 14(c); 1999‑262, s. 2.)

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