Sec. 3. A person who knowingly or intentionally places or disseminates a device or substance with the intent to cause a reasonable person to believe that the device or substance is a weapon of mass destruction (as defined in IC § 35-31.5-2-354) commits terroristic mischief, a Level 5 felony. However, the offense is a Level 4 felony if, as a result of the terroristic mischief:

(1) a physician prescribes diagnostic testing or medical treatment for any person other than the person who committed the terroristic mischief; or

Attorney's Note

Under the Indiana Code, punishments for crimes depend on the classification. In the case of this section:
Level 4 felonybetween 2 and 12 yearsup to $10,000
Level 5 felonybetween 1 and 6 yearsup to $10,000
For details, see Ind. Code § 35-50-2-5.5 and Ind. Code § 35-50-2-6
(2) a person suffers serious bodily injury.

As added by P.L.66-2019, SEC.18.