8. What is Preventing the Use of a Telephone DV (Domestic Violence)?
DV Threatening or Intimidating, a Domestic Violence offense, is charged when the alleged behavior involves two or more persons whose relationship falls within any of the enumerated Domestic Violence relationships.
DV Preventing Use of Telephone, a Domestic Violence offense, is charged when the alleged behavior involves two or more persons whose relationship falls within any of the enumerated Domestic Violence relationships.
Arizona Revised Statues § 13-2915(A) defines Preventing Use of Telephone in Emergency; False Representation of Emergency as:
A. It is unlawful for a person to do any of the following:
1. Knowingly refuse to yield or surrender the use of a party line to another person to report a fire or summon police or medical or other aid in case of emergency.
2. Ask for or request the use of a party line on the pretext that an emergency exists, knowing that no emergency in fact exists.
3. Intentionally prevent or interfere with the use of a telephone by another person in an emergency situation. A.R.S. §13-2915.
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