Weapons Of Mass Destruction
Possession of a weapon of mass destruction is a federal crime that carries a potential sentence of life in prison. If you have been accused of a crime related to a weapon of mass destruction, contact attorney Stephen M Misko of PennLaw, LLC. We have more than 25 years of legal experience as a prosecutor and defense attorney in western Pennsylvania.
Weapons Of Mass Destruction Defined
Federal law defines a weapon of mass destruction (WMD) as:
- A destructive device, such as bombs, missiles and rockets
- A weapon “designed to cause death or serious bodily injury” through the use of toxic chemicals
- Biological weapons
- A weapon that releases radiation or radioactivity
Federal Defense Attorney In Butler, Pennsylvania
Federal agencies such as the FBI, ATF and Department of Homeland Security are on the hunt for individuals they believe possess weapons of mass destruction or materials to create one. If you are under investigation, you need a defense lawyer, like Stephen Misko, who is thoroughly familiar with these type offenses and possible defenses. Mr. Misko focuses his practice solely on criminal defense at both the federal and state levels.
An arrest related to WMDs is nearly certain to be high-profile and lead to extensive media investigation into your life. We will work to make sure your case is handled in the courtroom, not the press. We firmly agree with the legal principle that everyone is presumed innocent until proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt. We will conduct an independent investigation and build a forceful defense.