If a person is convicted of threatening or intimidating by makings statement or engaging in conduct to designed to place them in fear of being injured or having their property damages, the offense will be charged as a class one misdemeanor.The maximum penalty for a class one misdemeanor is six months in the county jail - hardly a slap on the wrist given the current conditions at Sherriff Joe's jail!In the context of domestic violence offenses, the crime is charged almost exclusively under the first definition: A person commits threatening or intimidating if the person threatens or intimidates by word or conduct to cause physical injury to another person or serious damage to the property of another.The remaining sections of the statue deal with things akin to bomb threats and promoting criminal street gangs.
Late in January, Grand Valley State USAS Local 77 staged a fare strike, encouraging riders to refuse to pay their fares to protest threats against transit worker pensions, violations of the workers’ First Amendment rights, a recent 16% fare hike, and a generous raise for the agency’s CEO.
While all these three synonyms convey a sense of fear, danger, or unpleasantness being used to achieve an aim, there are some interesting nuances of meaning that differentiate them.
Unlike threaten and intimidate, ‘menace’ can be both a noun and a verb.
That would be yet another component of obstruction of justice, which Trump has said he is being investigated for but which his lawyers have denied.
This lie increases Trump's legal exposure for obstruction and witness intimidation--more evidence of corrupt intent @Susan_Hennessey https://t.co/q Bx7e58XEl— Norm Eisen (@Norm Eisen) June 22, 2017 The thing that may save Trump is his claim that he did so in order to keep Comey honest.