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Hoax Bombs

Hoax Bombs

Chapter 46 of the Texas Penal Code defines charges and punishments for weapon related offenses.

“Hoax Bombs”, as per § 46.08 of the Texas Penal Code, occurs when a person knowingly possesses components of an explosive weapon with the intent to combine the components into an explosive weapon for use in a criminal endeavor.

An offense under this section is a felony of the third degree.

Severity of Crime

Third Degree Felony

  • Imprisonment in the institutional division for not more than 10 years or less than two years

  • In addition to imprisonment, may receive a fine not to exceed $10,000