A person who knowingly or recklessly removes, damages, or obstructs any telephone or telephone line or any part or apparatus on the line, or severs any wire connected to the line, so as to interfere with an emergency telephone call is guilty of interference with a telephone during an emergency call.
ESSENTIAL ELEMENTS OF OFFENSE
The State’s burden of proof is satisfied if the evidence shows, beyond a reasonable doubt, the following essential elements:
On or about [month] [day], [year], in [County], North Dakota,
The Defendant, ___________________________,
Knowingly or recklessly,
Removed, damaged, or obstructed any telephone or telephone line or any part or apparatus on the line, or severed any wire connected to the line, so as to interfere with an emergency telephone call.
[Insert relevant definitions NDCC 12.1-02-02]
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