The reporting required does not require the defendant to incriminate himself or herself as the statute contains no mandate that an individual identify himself or herself.
Shortly later both the juveniles and their mother, Aquanetta Selvey-Gibson attacked the victim due to their anger that the victim testified against Mc Donald who is Selvey-Gibson’s son.
During this attack one of the juveniles displayed a handgun and threatened to kill the victim.
Penal Code 136.1 PC (California's law against dissuading a witness or victim) makes it illegal to prevent (or attempt to prevent) any witnesses or victims of a crime from reporting the crime or testifying about the crime.
Depending on the surrounding circumstances, prosecutors can file this offense as either a misdemeanor or a felony.
18-8-704, is committed in Denver, Eagle County and across Colorado if, by use of a threat, act of harassment as defined in section 18-9-111, or act of harm or injury to any person or property directed to or committed upon a witness or victim…
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As the mother of the minor child, had the parental responsibility and practical authority to monitor communications by third parties with the child, and to influence whether the child cooperated with the court proceedings, there was sufficient evidence to convict.