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Bus stopped for report of teens with guns

Bus stopped for report of teens with guns

A Madison Metro bus was pulled over and cleared Wednesday as police ordered two teens to the floor after a passenger said the teens had guns, according to a release. Police pulled the bus over just before noon on Shopko Drive, and after getting several uninvolved passengers off the bus, they ordered the teens to the floor, officials said. The 15- and 17-year-old boys had multiple BB guns, BBs and ... »

Man Accused of Stealing Guns Waived Preliminary Hearing

Man Accused of Stealing Guns Waived Preliminary Hearing

41-year-old Carlos Bejarano-Rodriguez accused of stealing thousands of dollars worth of guns is headed to district court. Bejarano-Rodriguez was arrested in November following a month-long investigation involving the Stanton County Sheriff’s office as well as Columbus and West Point police. Rodriguez waived his preliminary hearing in Stanton County Court Tuesday. Bejarano-Rodriguez and 38-year-old... »

Georgia Woman Pushes for Law Banning Purchase of Guns During Divorce

Georgia Woman Pushes for Law Banning Purchase of Guns During Divorce

A bill that would prevent spouses in a divorce process from buying guns is being pushed by Assistant District Attorney April Ross. According to the New York Daily News Ross was shot by her husband, Tranard McConnell just days after filing for divorce in April 2014. Investigators say McConnell then shot himself and was found dead in a graveyard. A Marietta senator filed the bill. “Divorces an... »

Connecticut gun maker admits breaking U.S. firearms law

Connecticut gun maker admits breaking U.S. firearms law

A gun manufacturer from Connecticut declared guilty on Tuesday to violating U.S. firearms laws and its founder agreed to resign and sell the company in a move to prevent its closing. Stag Arms LLC President Mark Malkowski pleaded guilty on the company’s behalf in U.S. District Court in Hartford to possessing an unregistered machine gun. After a search of the New Britain-based manufacturer fo... »

Son and Father Charged with Gun and Drug Possession

Son and Father Charged with Gun and Drug Possession

Father and son from Pittsburgh will stand trial on drug and gun possession charges after waiving their right to a preliminary hearing this morning. 49-year-old Keith Byrd and his son 29-year-old Keith Byrd Jr have been in the Allegheny County Jail since police searched their apartment Thursday and recovered two guns and drugs. Police said they reacted to gunshots in the 500 block of Winfield Stree... »

Man Sentenced for Theft of Guns

Man Sentenced for Theft of Guns

18-year-old Anthony Tedarian Walker from Pensacola was convicted to 15 years in state prison after burglarizing a pair of houses, stealing a car and leading officers on a foot chase. In November Walker declared guilty to theft of home while armed with a gun, possession of a firearm by a convicted delinquent (under 24 years of age), theft of unoccupied dwelling, two counts of burglary of unoccupied... »

County Not Allowing Open-Carry and Concealed Guns in Courthouse

County Not Allowing Open-Carry and Concealed Guns in Courthouse

Nueces County announced Monday that it will not allow open carry or concealed weapons on any of its County owned buildings, including the Nueces County Courthouse. “Although the new open carry law is going into effect Jan. 1, it will not apply to the county buildings”, County Judge Loyd Neal said Monday. If “you have a license to carry and you are not a member of law enforcement,... »

Buyer of Guns Used in San Bernardino Massacre to be in Court

Buyer of Guns Used in San Bernardino Massacre to be in Court

Enrique Marquez who bought the assault rifles used in the San Bernardino massacre to his friend appeared in court Monday to face terrorism-related allegations. 24-year-old Enrique Marquez was expected to enter a plea to three charges in federal court in Riverside. But the proceeding, including a decision on whether to hold him pending trial, was postponed until late morning. Marquez shuffled into ... »

Two men robbed two Gold Coast stores within two hours

Two men robbed two Gold Coast stores within two hours

Two stores were robbed by two men in the Gold Coast neighborhood on the North Side within two hours last week. According to a statement from Area Central detectivesTwo robbers entered a store in the 0-100 block of East Oak Street on Dec. 14between 2 p.m. and 2:45 p.m. and took merchandise worth $10,000. An hour later, the pair entered a store in the 700 block of North Michigan Avenue between 3 p.m... »

Ten arrests in Jersey City, Guns and Drugs Seized

Ten arrests in Jersey City, Guns and Drugs Seized

Guns and drugs were seized during ten arrests when Jersey City police conducted a warrant sweep with the help of a number of law enforcement agencies on Tuesday. While executing four open warrants for Kyle Bell, 25, of Bayview Avenue, police seized a 9mm handgun hidden on a roof, and a magazine loaded with nine live rounds in Bell’s dresser drawer. Police discovered Bell was using a mobile a... »

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