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Hells Angel accused of drug possession and weapons crimes

On March 23, New York police took a Hells Angel into custody after they recovered cocaine, $3,000 in cash and a handgun during a traffic stop. The 37-year-old Ossining resident was pulled over after police observed him driving recklessly.

The effect of weapons possession during an encounter with police

Anyone walking along a Brooklyn street in possession of a visible firearm is almost certain to draw the attention of the police. If police determine that the weapon is lawfully in that person's possession, how far they can go in searching or detaining the individual without evidence that the person is committing a crime could violate someone's constitutional rights.

Woman accused of bring weapons to 9/11 memorial

A tourist was reportedly taken into police custody on Aug. 1 after she was accused of bringing weapons to the Sept. 11 memorial in New York. Authorities stated that the woman, who was from Texas, told a police officer that she was in possession of the weapons and they were in a backpack.

New York weapons laws and brass knuckles

Many New York residents are uncertain about whether the possession of brass knuckles is illegal. To address this question, it is first necessary to define what brass knuckles are and are not. Most people are familiar with these from movies and TV, but they were initially invented for military personnel fighting in the trenches of World War I.

Penalties for possession of a weapon in New York

In certain cases, a person who has a weapon may be charged with criminal possession of a weapon in the 4th degree, which is a class A misdemeanor offense in New York. In some cases, possessing a weapon that has been deemed prohibited in the state will give rise to such charges, while in others, certain classes of people are themselves prohibited from possessing legal ones as well.

Man charged with weapons possession in New York

Reports indicate that a 41-year-old Brooklyn man has been charged with illegal possession of a weapon for allegedly being in possession of brass knuckles. Additionally, police say that they found a M72-LAW rocket launcher at the man's home on Knickerbocker Avenue on Jan. 16. While they originally thought that the weapon was operational, it was later discovered that it was inert and was not designed to be used more than once.

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