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  • Atf Undercover Operation Targets West Valley Firearm Traffickers

    LOS ANGELES, June 29, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) today announced the arrest of seven defendants for various firearms and narcotics violations as the result of "Operation Woodchuck," an undercover operation that targeted firearm traffickers in the San Fernando Valley. An additional three suspects were arrested during...

  • Gun Silencers Popular in Ohio ; Advocates Say They Reduce Hearing Loss and Increase Accuracy.

    Silencers are one of the fastest-growing segments of the firearms market, and silencer registrations in Ohio skyrocketed last year, according to federal data and industry experts. Ohio saw the second largest increase in suppressor registrations in the nation, and experts said interest in the devices could blossom if state lawmakers decide to allow registered owners to use them for hunting.

  • Felon Gets Jail Time for Firearms; Waukesha Man Had Cache Including Weapons, Bomb Materials, Silencers

    Waukesha - Nobody knows for certain what, if anything, felon David J. Emiley intended to do with the assault rifle hidden in a heating vent in his apartment, the pistol-grip shotgun stored in a secret compartment in a dresser drawer or the handgun and bullet- filled magazine inside a hollowed-out book. But Waukesha County Circuit Judge Ralph Ramirez said Friday that he doubted Emiley, 29, of...

  • Silencers Possible When Hunting

    COLUMBUS -- Hunters would be allowed to use silencers on their firearms when stalking deer, wild turkey and other game, under legislation being considered in the Ohio House. Backers say HB 234 would help prevent hearing loss and ease worries about gunfire during early morning and late evening hours.

  • Big Shots

    What impressed me by the shows in Florida was how many weapons there were that had lots of street utility and street cred," says Garen Wintemute, who studies gun shows as an emergency medicine professor at the University of California Davis Medical Center and directs its violence prevention research program. A collector himself before opening his Pompano Beach business eight years ago,...

  • Reasonable Gun Law

    There is a tremendous amount of inaccurate and inflammatory rhetoric about what we, as a civilized society, might or should do about the tragic shootings in Arizona regarding firearm possession and use laws. As a life member of the National Rifle Association, a former federal firearms license holder, and with a current concealed weapons permit, I am compelled to propose the following: add "cl...

  • T.I. Doing Community Service On Mtv

    UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. -- MTV is tryng to help T.I. spend as little time in prison as possible. The rapper, whose real name is Clifford Harris, was arrested in October 2007 on his way to perform at the BET Hip Hop Awards in Atlanta. Eventually, he pleaded guilty to federal weapons charges -- possession of unregistered machine guns and silencers and possession of firearms by a convicted felon.

  • Former Postal Inspector Pleads Guilty to Possession of Unregistered Firearm

    WASHINGTON, April 19 /U.S. Newswire/ -- Richard A. Medve, a retired U.S. Postal Inspector, pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge James A. Moody at the federal court in Little Rock, Ark., to a one-count information charging him with possession of an unregistered firearm, Assistant Attorney General Alice S. Fisher announced today. Medve, 52, of Austin, Ark., had been a federally licensed...

  • Four Arrested As Police Seize Drugs, Guns in Woodland Raid

    Police said they found methamphetamine and 10 firearms, two modified with silencers, in an early Wednesday morning SWAT raid in the 2800 block of Lewis River Road in Woodland. Officers said they arrested an alleged meth dealer who lives on the property, 50-year-old Terry R. Olson, and three other Woodland men. All were taken to the Cowlitz County Jail.

  • Rapper T.I. Jailed On Federal Weapons Charges

    ATLANTA - The rapper T.I. will remain in custody on federal weapons charges, pending a hearing later this week to determine whether he will be released on bond until his trial. I., who real name is Clifford Harris, was arrested Saturday, hours before the BET hip-hop awards, where he was expected to perform. Federal authorities say he tried to buy three machine guns and two silencers from a man...

  • Man with Bomb Materials Indicted

    A 38-year-old man, found last week sleeping in his van with a potentially lethal cache of sophisticated bomb-making materials, was indicted by a federal grand jury Thursday. The indictment charges Yung W. Tang, a Chinese national living in Greenwood Lake, N.Y., with four counts of possession of a firearm -- two improvised explosive devices and two silencers that were not registered to him in the...

  • 27 CFR 447.21 - The U.S. Munitions Import List.

    Title 27: Alcohol, Tobacco Products, and Firearms. CHAPTER II: BUREAU OF ALCOHOL, TOBACCO, FIREARMS, AND EXPLOSIVES, DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE. ...(d) Firearms silencers and suppressors, including flash suppressors. (e) Riflescopes manufactured to military ...

  • Rapper T.I. And His Troubles

    [Clifford Harris], wearing a black shirt and pants, answered "Yes, sir," and "Yes, your honor," when asked a number of questions by [Alan Baverman], such as whether he understood the charges against him and knew he had the right to remain silent. Family members sat jammed together behind the rap star in the packed courtroom. Federal agents say they have Harris on an undercover ...

  • Belfast Man Aims to Open Firearms Business in His Home

    BELFAST, Maine -- The city will hold a public hearing next week on a local man's request to establish a small-scale firearms and accessories manufacturing business on Lincolnville Avenue. Eric Levangie submitted an application last month to the Belfast Planning Board that details his proposed home business, according to Assistant City Planner Sadie Lloyd. She said that the Belfast man's business...

  • Rapper T.I. Jailed On Weapons Charges

    ATLANTA - T.I. was ordered Monday to remain in custody on federal weapons charges until a bail hearing later this week. The chart-topping rapper was arrested Saturday, hours before his scheduled performance at the BET Hip Hop Awards. Federal authorities say he tried to buy three machine guns and two silencers from a man cooperating with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco Firearms and Explosives.

  • Castillo v. United States, 530 U.S. 120 (2000)

    ... that petitioners had violated this section, and at sentencing, the judge found that the firearms included machineguns and imposed the mandatory 30-year prison sentence. The Fifth Circuit affirmed, ... found that the "firearms" at issue included certain machine guns (many equipped with silencers) and handgrenades that the defendants actually or constructively had possessed. United States v. ...

  • USA vs. Taylor, (5th Cir. 2004)

    ... thirty-five weapons, many modified, and a number of what appeared to be homemade silencers. The constables called the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms, who sent agents to the site. . ...

  • United States v. Zaleski, (2nd Cir. 2012)

    ...§§ 922(k) and 924(a)(1)(B), and twelve counts of possessing firearms, silencers, and destructive devices that were not registered to him in the National Firearms ...

  • Silencers Gaining Popularity in Maine

    TURNER -- Chris Jordan rotated his safety switch to semi- automatic, aimed, and squeezed the trigger. In his hands, the German-made submachine gun twitched as it fired a 9-mm bullet at a speed of more than 1,000 feet per second. The round had sunk safely into the sand of a nearby gravel pit wall when its sound arrived.

  • United States v. Thompson/Center Arms Co., 504 U.S. 505 (1992)

    ...The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms advised respondent that when the kit was possessed or distributed with the Contender, the unit ...515. unassembled silencers that could be readily and easily assembled. See United States v. Endicott, 803 F. 2d, at 508509; ...

  • Suspect in Art Heist Could Plead Guilty to Drug, Gun Charges ; a Connecticut Gangster has Information That Could Crack the World's Richest Art Theft, Police Believe.

    Suspect in art heist could plead guilty to drug, gun charges A Connecticut gangster has information that could crack the world's richest art theft, police believe.

  • Balanced Budget, Few Tax Increases

    First and foremost, it crafted the state's $11 billion budget for the next two years, including some substantial increases and one-time payouts to take care of big-ticket projects or long-standing problems that needed a financial fix. [...]the Legislature passed and Bullock signed a bill that says all information on an application for a concealed weapon permit is now confidential.

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    Youngstown man dies while launching boat WILSON -- A man may have drowned while attempting to launch his boat in Wilson Harbor on Saturday morning, Niagara County sheriff's investigators said.

  • USA v. Yanny Aguila-Urbay, (11th Cir. 2012)

    ... possess stolen firearms and silencers, in violation of 18U.S.C. § 922(j), to possess machine guns, in violation 18U.S.C. ...

  • Haynes v. United States, 390 U.S. 85 (1968)

    ...5851 (part of the National Firearms Act, an interrelated statutory system for the taxation of certain classes of firearms used ... length of less than 26 inches; machine guns and other automatic firearms; mufflers and silencers; and other firearms, except pistols and revolvers, "if such weapon is capable of being concealed on ...