Harassing or Obscene Telephone Calls

Massachusetts General Laws Chapter 269, Section 14A, punishes those who telphones others repeatedly for the sole purpose of harassing, annoying or molesting another person; or who uses indecent or obscene language with imprisonment in the House of Corrections for up to 3 months.

In order to be convicted of the crime of Harassing or Obscene Telephone Calls, the prosecutor must prove, beyond a reasonable doubt:
  1. That the defendant made telephone calls, or caused telephone calls to be made to another person repeatedly (three or more times); and
  2. That the defendant's sole purpose in making the telephone calls, or having them made, was either to harass, annoy, or molest that person; or in making those calls, the defendant used indecent or obscene language.
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