The Superior Court in Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania’s Superior Court Upheld Sentence For Straw Purchase Of Guns

Pennsylvania’s Superior Court Upheld Sentence For Straw Purchase Of Guns

The Superior Court in Pennsylvania confirmed a nearly six- to 12-year sentence for a Chester woman convicted of illegally purchasing weapons for her felon boyfriend. This is the first use of a Pennsylvania law that calls for a mandatory minimum sentence of five years for a defendant convicted of illegally buying guns for someone else. 24-year-old Staci Dawson was convicted in August 2014 of buying... »