Posession Of Firearm. Legal news and articles for May 10 - 11, 2012

Jefferson Parish grand jury indicts two in killing of 11-year-old boy at sleepoverShootings yield suspected illegal gunsTulane player Lawrence Burl suspended after arrestGirls could see kidnapper's suicide, FBI saysTask force takes on problem of "community guns" in TrentonMalden Man Pleads Guilty To Obstruction of Justice in 2010 ShootingAppellate court shortens convicted robbers' sentencesNJ cracks down on gun traffickingTulane player Lawrence Burl suspended after arrestHome search is about missing artwork, alleged mobster's lawyer saysSan Jose man arrested in Milpitas for possessing illegal drugs, loaded gunHome search is about missing artwork, alleged mobster's lawyer saysPair charged with trying to bribe witnessTulane football player Lawrence Burl suspended and faces charges following ...AG Announces Strategic Initiative To Reduce Gun Violence In New Jersey

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Police: Man With Gun Tried To Impersonate Cop
Patch.comMay 3, 2012

William Benitez, 67 of Jefferson Township, was issued a summons and charged with possession of an illegal firearm and impersonating a public servant. He was taken to St. Clare's Hospital for an evaluation. For questions on this report, ...more »

Judge sentences ND man on illegal weapons charges
Jamestown SunMay 16, 2012

GRAND FORKS, ND (AP) — A federal judge says a North Dakota man must serve more than eight years in prison on illegal weapons charges. Pertoskie Williams, of Maddock, was charged with possession of a firearm by a convicted felon and possession of a ...more »

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Jefferson Parish grand jury indicts two in killing of 11-year-old boy at sleepover
NOLA.comMay 11, 2012

The grand jury also indicted Taylor with attempted second-degree murder of a man, in a Nov. 22 incident. Schneider declined to elaborate on the incident. Taylor's lengthy criminal history includes a murder arrest in Houston.more »

Shootings yield suspected illegal guns
Burlington Hawk EyeMay 11, 2012

By JOHN MANGALONZO Three firearms suspected to be illegal have been taken off the streets following shootings and fights in the South Hill area. Two people have been arrested, and more arrests are anticipated, authorities said.more »

Tulane player Lawrence Burl suspended after arrest
Bastrop Daily EnterpriseMay 11, 2012

The Times-Picayune reports (http://bit.ly/JmtPC5 ) the 19-year-old from New Orleans was booked with one count each of possession of marijuana with intent to distribute, illegal carrying of a weapon and possession of a firearm while in possession of ...more »

Girls could see kidnapper's suicide, FBI says
CNN (blog)May 11, 2012

The arrests are for making a false statement and illegal possession of a firearm, the source said. Bain and one daughter were found dead several days ago. Two other daughters were found alive Thursday night. Also, a law enforcement source said Bain and ...more »

Task force takes on problem of "community guns" in Trenton
The Times of Trenton - NJ.comMay 11, 2012

Five Trenton men and one Ewing resident are among 29 other defendants indicted across the state on weapons charges following the ramped-up, four-month effort by state law enforcement to combat illegal firearms dealing and possession, which included ...more »

Malden Man Pleads Guilty To Obstruction of Justice in 2010 Shooting
Patch.comMay 11, 2012

John Genreazio, 22, of Malden, was sentenced to 18 months in state prison for three charges of obstruction of justice, illegal possession of a firearm and illegal possession of ammunition, according to a press release from the office of Middlesex ...more »

Appellate court shortens convicted robbers' sentences
Jamaica ObserverMay 11, 2012

They were convicted in the High Court Division of the Gun Court on October 31, 2008 for the offences of illegal possession of firearm and robbery. The men had their 24 and 20-year sentences chopped by half. Comrie was sentenced to 12 years' ...more »

NJ cracks down on gun trafficking
Vineland Daily JournalMay 11, 2012

Alessi Gonzalez of Vineland was among defendants named in 21 gun trafficking and possession indictments announced Thursday. / Photo/NJ Department of Corrections Gonzalez, 25, of Vineland: Unlawful disposition of a firearm (.32-caliber revolver) and ...more »

Tulane player Lawrence Burl suspended after arrest
NECNMay 11, 2012

The Times-Picayune reports ( ) the 19-year-old from New Orleans was booked with one count each of possession of marijuana with intent to distribute, illegal carrying of a weapon and possession of a firearm while in possession of narcotics.more »

Home search is about missing artwork, alleged mobster's lawyer says
WPTZ The Champlain ValleyMay 10, 2012

Ryan McGuigan, an attorney for Robert Gentile, a 76-year-old Connecticut man facing federal drug charges and illegal firearms possession, said it's the second time authorities have scoured the man's home. "Pursuant to the search warrant, ...more »

San Jose man arrested in Milpitas for possessing illegal drugs, loaded gun
Milpitas PostMay 10, 2012

Scott Nelson Powell, a 33-year-old San Jose resident, was arrested early Wednesday morning for allegedly being in possession of drugs and a loaded firearm, Milpitas Police Department reported. At about 12:30 am, a Milpitas police officer conducted a ...more »

Home search is about missing artwork, alleged mobster's lawyer says
CNNMay 10, 2012

Ryan McGuigan, an attorney for Robert Gentile, a 76-year-old Connecticut man facing federal drug charges and illegal firearms possession, said it's the second time authorities have scoured the man's home. "Pursuant to the search warrant, ...more »

Pair charged with trying to bribe witness
Philadelphia InquirerMay 10, 2012

By Michael Hinkelman A Philadelphia man and woman were charged Thursday with offering a bribe to prevent a witness from testifying before a federal grand jury investigating the illegal possession of a firearm. As authorities tell it, Troy Cooper, 42, ...more »

Tulane football player Lawrence Burl suspended and faces charges following ...
NOLA.comMay 10, 2012

Burl, 19, was booked with one count each of possession of marijuana with intent to distribute, illegal carrying of a weapon and possession of a firearm while in possession of narcotics. According to the police report, Burl was stopped in his white ...more »

AG Announces Strategic Initiative To Reduce Gun Violence In New Jersey
NJ TODAYMay 10, 2012

... strategic investigations focused on seizing existing weapons in violent areas, disrupting the supply-chain of weapons trafficking into those areas, and aggressively prosecuting criminals involved in the illegal sale and possession of weapons.more »

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