2011 Wisconsin Code
Chapter 946. Crimes against government and its administration.
946.60 Destruction of documents subject to subpoena.

946.60

SUBCHAPTER V
OTHER CRIMES AFFECTING THE
ADMINISTRATION OF GOVERNMENT
946.60 Destruction of documents subject to subpoena.

946.60(1)

(1) Whoever intentionally destroys, alters, mutilates, conceals, removes, withholds or transfers possession of a document, knowing that the document has been subpoenaed by a court or by or at the request of a district attorney or the attorney general, is guilty of a Class I felony.

946.60(2)

(2) Whoever uses force, threat, intimidation or deception, with intent to cause or induce another person to destroy, alter, mutilate, conceal, remove, withhold or transfer possession of a subpoenaed document, knowing that the document has been subpoenaed by a court or by or at the request of a district attorney or the attorney general, is guilty of a Class I felony.

946.60(3)

(3) It is not a defense to a prosecution under this section that:

946.60(3)(a)

(a) The document would have been legally privileged or inadmissible in evidence.

946.60(3)(b)

(b) The subpoena was directed to a person other than the defendant.

946.60 - ANNOT.

History: 1981 c. 306; 2001 a. 109.

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