Federal Property Crimes in NYC
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Approximately 10 million property crimes occur in the United States each year. If you have been convicted of a federal property crime, the federal crimes penalties can be severe. As the term indicates, a property crime is a crime that affects someone’s material property. This may include burglary, robbery, shoplifting, theft of any variety, destruction of government property, obstruction of justice by shredding documents, arson or vandalism.
If one or more of these crimes were practiced in a federal building, facility or property it qualifies as a federal crime. Post offices, military parks, military buildings and/or facilities are few examples of federal properties.
Contact a Manhattan Federal Criminal Defense Attorney
When charged with a federal property crime, it is possible that you could face state charges in addition to your federal charges. Because of these particularities and the strictness of the federal laws regarding property crimes, you will need an experienced Manhattan federal criminal defense attorney for your defense. This is not the same as being charged in state court. At Paul D. Petrus Jr & Associates, P.C. your case will be treated with all possible attention, every nuance of your case will be carefully analyzed.
If you or someone that you know is facing federal property crime charges, contact Paul D. Petrus Jr. & Associates, P.C.