Harassment Charges In Delaware
The provisions of 11 Del. C. 1311(a)(1) "harassment" provide in part that:
(a) "A person is guilty of harassment when with the intent to harass, annoy or alarm another person:
(1) He or she insults, taunts or challenges another person or engaged in any other course of alarming or distressing conduct in a manner which the person knows is likely to provoke a violent or disorderly response;"
In order to be convicted under this section, the State must prove that:
the defendant acted intentionally with the intent to harass, annoy or alarm;
that by making such statements he engaged in a course of alarming and distressing conduct;
that he knew such statements were likely to provoke a violent or disorderly response.