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Suffolk County Menacing Charges

Menacing in the 2nd degree in violation of penal Law 120.14 a person is guilty of menacing in the 2nd degree when he or she intentionally places or attempts to place another person in reasonable fear of physical injury, serious physical injury, or death by displaying a deadly weapon, dangerous instrument of what appears to be a pistol, revolver, rifle, shotgun, machine gun or other firearm.

Menacing - in the 3rd degree in violation of section 120.15 of the penal law of the state of New York. A person is guilty of menacing in the 3rd degree when by physical menace, he or she intentionally places or attempts to place another person in fear of death, imminent serious physical injury or physical injury.

Both of these charges are misdemeanors they typically occur when an individual threatens somebody to hurt them with a weapon of any type or shows somebody a weapon and threatens that person. An individual facing this charge typically will have to do community service if it is a first offense for the charges to be reduced to a violation.

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