Assault with a Deadly Weapon is a Felony offense in Las Vegas, Nevada and subjects an offender to a term of 1-6 years of prison and a fine of up to $5,000. A Deadly Weapon is considered any item that if used under certain circumstances, is capable of causing substantial bodily harm. Therefore, not only could you be charged with Felony Assault with a Deadly Weapon if you threatened someone with a gun or knife, but you can also be charged if you threatened someone with pool stick or glass bottle, because those items are capable of causing someone “substantial bodily harm”.
Having a violent criminal offense on your record such as an Assault with a Deadly Weapon can have a detrimental effect on your life. Las Vegas Criminal Defense Attorney Michael A. Troiano will prepare an effective legal defense for your Assault with a Deadly Weapon charge and fight to keep your record clean.