Have you been charged with bomb scares?  The defense team at Meyer Van Severen, S.C. have experience defending this charge at trial.

Bomb scares is a crime that isn’t very commonly charged in Wisconsin.  And because the crime is the lowest possible level felony, it’s often reduced to misdemeanor charges during plea negotiations.  But sometimes you’re looking to take a criminal case to jury trial.  Attorney Matthew R. Meyer of Meyer Van Severen, S.C. has defended bomb scares at trial.  Bomb scares cases can be complex, dealing with subpoenas of phone records, defendant statements, and the statements of witnesses.  Our criminal defense attorneys believe that defending a bomb scares case is best done by top Milwaukee defense attorneys.


What is “Bomb scares”?

Bomb scares is defined in section 947.015 of the Wisconsin Statutes.  Bomb scares is a Class I felony, carrying with it a maximum sentence of 3 1/2 years prison.  This crime, like all others, has elements that need to be proven beyond a reasonable doubt at trial.  Those elements are as follows:

  1. The defendant intentionally conveyed or caused to be conveyed a threat or information concerning an attempt or alleged attempt being made or to be made to destroy any property by means of explosives.
  2. The threat or information was false.
  3. The defendant knew that the threat or information was false.  This requires only that the defendant believed that the threat or information was false.

Why hire Meyer Van Severen, S.C.?

Although this charge is in the news commonly, it’s not one that often proceeds to jury trial.  We’ve defended bomb scares at jury trial.  Additionally, Attorney Benjamin Van Severen was interviewed by Fox 6 Milwaukee regarding our firm’s ability to defense these charges.  If you’re accused of committing this crime, contact us immediately.  The defense attorneys of Meyer Van Severen, S.C. can be reached at (414) 270-0202 24/7.