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New York police arrest man and seize a very average sized "arsenal" of weapons for not having permits

 

http://www.queensda.org/newpressreleases/2018/APR_2018/harvey_04_27_2018_cmp.pdf

 

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District AttorneyBrown said, “The defendant is accused of stockpiling an arsenal of deadly weapons in his home along with an enormous amount of ammunition. Illegal firearms pose an extreme risk to the public and in Queens County creating your own warehouse of lethal shotguns and rifles will not be tolerated.”

 

At that time, police allegedly recovered multiple weapons including 11 rifles, three shotguns and thousands of rounds of ammunition of multiple calibers. Included in the cache of weapons seized were a Mossberg 12 gauge shotgun, a Crossman GIExtreme Rifle, a banana ammo clip containing 25 caliber rounds and a Ruger Model 30 rifle.

 

You read that right. Some of the weapons are air rifles aka BB guns. 

 

Per the New York Daily News.

 

http://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/nyc-crime/man-cuffed-cops-hauled-arsenal-rifles-home-article-1.3959690

 

Bullets were packed into metal military-like ammo boxes or still in the original packaging.

 

http://www.ny1.com/nyc/all-boroughs/news/2018/04/28/illegal-collection-of-firearms-discovered-inside-queens-man-s-home--authorities-say

 

His bail is set at $150,000. 

Harvey is scheduled to be back in court on May 11.

If convicted, he faces up to 25 years in prison. 

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13 minutes ago, Oedipus Wreckx-n-Effect said:

His only offense was that he owned a bunch of shitty guns? Why did they catch him? What brought their attention to him?

Probably turned in by a neighbor or relative "for the public safety".

 

 

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18 minutes ago, Oedipus Wreckx-n-Effect said:

His only offense was that he owned a bunch of shitty guns? Why did they catch him? What brought their attention to him?

 

One of the related articles I read quoted a friend who said the guy inherited the "collection" from his dad who - presumably - had registered/licensed them. So maybe the cops are just cross-referencing deaths among firearms collectors? But that is speculation. 

 

Also, I suppose it could be related to social media posts or a relative/friend who called him in. 

 

Edit: Looosered by meplat. 

 

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2 minutes ago, Oedipus Wreckx-n-Effect said:

That sounds fishy. They could shake down any banger in Central Park and get a pistol or three. This feels like they are making an example out of this guy, especially if he's got no priors. 

Of course he was being made and example. We can't have a common serf running around with ammunition stored in surplus metal military-style ammo boxes!

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3 hours ago, Donward said:

Of course he was being made and example. We can't have a common serf running around with ammunition stored in surplus metal military-style ammo boxes!

He had "an arsenal" including those eebil 747 seeking SNIPAR RIFFLES with OPTACS.  (or some bullshit).

 

It's not hard to find similar "arsenals" where more than half the spread is airshit or pellet guns.

This is how many departments and the media get their money, by feeding on the ignorance of the public.

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Did they include the BBs in the "thousands of rounds of ammunition"?

 

 

Also, are there non-lethal shotguns and rifles that you can stockpile? Is there a class of firearms that are not considered to be deadly weapons? Such hype and fear mongering.

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School resource officer confronts, shoots gunman at Illinois High School.

 

http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/breaking/ct-met-dixon-school-shooting-20180516-story.html

 

The potential school shooter was a 19-year old former student.

 

...

 

Take away 1: Having armed security at schools never works.

 

Take away 2: So this is what would have happened if the Coward of Broward County had done his job.

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23 hours ago, Donward said:

 

 

Take away 2: So this is what would have happened if the Coward of Broward County had done his job.

b-b-but doing your job is HAAARD...

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Pornstar Mia Khalifa, the Lebanese chick who had a fatwa issued against her by ISIS for getting her ass pounded by multiple dudes while wearing the hijab, made the Twitter rounds today by publicly advocating for gun control after turning in her shotgun in to the Austin Police Department.

 

 

 

She apparently believes the gun's value to be $1,500...

 

Also, her "manager" claims that she purchased it without undergoing a background check at a gun dealer.

 

 

 

Hot takes:

 

1) Given the number of porn stars that have killed themselves over the past year (at least two, including one today) this is no doubt a good move.

 

2) After being called out for lying about the gun's story on Twitter by 2nd Amendment types, she has been changing her tale. It really is disconcerting to discover that a porn star would fake it.

 

3) Given her body of work, I'd have thought that Khalifa would have preferred a black gun...

 

 

 

 

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On 5/19/2018 at 6:23 PM, Donward said:

Pornstar Mia Khalifa, the Lebanese chick who had a fatwa issued against her by ISIS for getting her ass pounded by multiple dudes while wearing the hijab, made the Twitter rounds today by publicly advocating for gun control after turning in her shotgun in to the Austin Police Department.

 

 

 

She apparently believes the gun's value to be $1,500...

 

Also, her "manager" claims that she purchased it without undergoing a background check at a gun dealer.

 

 

 

Hot takes:

 

1) Given the number of porn stars that have killed themselves over the past year (at least two, including one today) this is no doubt a good move.

 

2) After being called out for lying about the gun's story on Twitter by 2nd Amendment types, she has been changing her tale. It really is disconcerting to discover that a porn star would fake it.

 

3) Given her body of work, I'd have thought that Khalifa would have preferred a black gun...

 

 

 

 

$1500.00 for what looks like a pretty stock model 870?   She got fucking robbed. Deservedly so.

And no background check, from a shop? yeah, "bullshit"..

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