Hi, A few weeks ago, I contacted my ex-wife through a made up facebook account. She worked for a friend of mine and kept property from that job, upon quitting on the spot. My friend was upset, so I sent her an email through this facebook account, telling her I wanted her to return the items. She claimed that I threatened her well-being but I did not do this. I only threatened her with legal action (she has done things to cost me a lot of money and I was merely implying this. But I did cuss and degrade her appearance. I said things like I will make your life worse than it is...then my last sentence included "legally". Well, she called the police, made a report and filled out an affidavit stating she wanted me arrested for harassing her and that she feared for her safety. She filed an temporary order of protection but never showed up to the hearing, so it was vacated. But just today, in the mail, I got a "Criminal Summons" from the town she lives in. But I am being charged with Aggrevated Harassment in the 2nd degree. My questions are, is what I did indeed Aggrevated Harassment in the 2nd degree? I have emails showing that I only threatened her with legal matters and I did cuss at her and put down her appearance. Also, I have to go down to the police station to get fingerprinted and photographed before the hearing. Is there a chance I can be arrested when I go do this? I have a clean record and no convictions of any kind. If I am convicted, will they go easy or is there a good chance I can spend time in jail? I will lose my job if this happens. I am very concerned. Also, I contacted the officer who called me when she filed the report (he was there when I sent another email...I thought it was one of her friends playing games with me, so I told her to stop having her friends call me pretending they were police and some explatives intermingled). But I want to talk to him, is this a good idea? or should I not do this? Thanks for you time.
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