Category: Federal Criminal Defense

In early March, a North Carolina man was arrested for making bomb threats in Raleigh. The threats were made against the Collins Aerospace campus in Wilson, North Carolina. 

In most cases, these kinds of threats remain under the state’s jurisdiction. However, in this case, the federal government has stepped in and has charged the man instead. 

Why is this the case?

Because the man decided to make threats referencing ISIS

In particular, he sent multiple texts threatening to bomb the Collins Aerospace campus, and one text referenced ISIS. While bomb threats [...]

Unfortunately, false allegations of domestic violence used to gain legal leverage are on the rise, too. An estimated 700,000 people are wrongfully arrested on domestic violence charges annually. 

What you may also not be aware of is that although domestic violence is typically prosecuted in North Carolina state courts, it is sometimes prosecuted federally…and a federal conviction is far more serious.

Understanding how domestic violence is defined and what scenarios are considered domestic violence offenses is only the first action you can take should you be falsely accused. 

Domestic Violence Defined

Domestic violence [...]