FREE e-Newsletter
Important News - Hot Topics
Get them Now!

Top News

N.J. Woman Lied To Purchase Gun Used In Trooper's Death

February 04, 2011  | 

The woman who purchased the gun used in the killing of Pennsylvania State Trooper Joshua Miller pleaded guilty Wednesday to lying on a form while buying the weapon, reports The Times Leader.

As part of a plea agreement, 25-year-old Emily Gross will not face the additional charge of aiding and abetting a prohibited person from possessing a firearm and offered what they felt to be a light sentence.

"I think to agree to anything other than what she's done is dishonoring Josh," said the trooper's widow Angela.

Gross' boyfriend, Daniel Autenrieth, kidnapped his 9-year-old son from his estranged wife on June 7, 2009, and led police on a 40-mile high-speed chase that ended in a shootout in which both he and Miller died.

Gross pleaded guilty to writing the Pennsylvania address of Autenrieth, instead of her own Westfield, N.J., address on a federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms form required to purchase the Taurus 9mm handgun Autenrieth used to kill Miller.

Read the full story at TheTimesLeader.com.

Related:

Pa. Trooper, Suspect Killed in Mountain Highway Shootout

Tags: Pennsylvania State Police, Cop Killers, ATF


Be the first to comment on this story





POLICE Magazine does not tolerate comments that include profanity, personal attacks or antisocial behavior (such as "spamming" or "trolling"). This and other inappropriate content or material will be removed. We reserve the right to block any user who violates this, including removing all content posted by that user.

Other Recent News

California Officer Gravely Wounded in Early Morning Gunbattle
A San Bernardino (Calif.) PD officer shot in the head this morning near 19th Street and...
Police Work, Pregnancy Collide in Ky. Town
A pregnant Kentucky officer's request for desk duty when she was five months pregnant was...
Standoff Ends as Officers Storm Illinois Home, Free Hostages and Capture Suspects
About two dozen heavily armed law enforcement officers stormed a home in Chicago's...
Video: Officer Suspended for Pointing Rifle and Threatening Ferguson Protester
A police officer who pointed a rifle at people in Ferguson on Tuesday night and threatened...
Woman Killed by Stray Police Bullet in Orlando Bar Shooting
An Orlando police officer mistakenly shot and killed an innocent woman during a...

Get Your FREE Trial Issue and Win a Gift! Subscribe Today!
Yes! Please rush me my FREE TRIAL ISSUE of POLICE magazine and FREE Officer Survival Guide with tips and tactics to help me safely get out of 10 different situations.

Just fill in the form to the right and click the button to receive your FREE Trial Issue.

If POLICE does not satisfy you, just write "cancel" on the invoice and send it back. You'll pay nothing, and the FREE issue is yours to keep. If you enjoy POLICE, pay only $25 for a full one-year subscription (12 issues in all). Enjoy a savings of nearly 60% off the cover price!

Offer valid in US only. Outside U.S., click here.
It's easy! Just fill in the form below and click the red button to receive your FREE Trial Issue.
First Name:
Last Name:
Rank:
Agency:
Address:
City:
State:
  
Zip Code:
 
Country:
We respect your privacy. Please let us know if the address provided is your home, as your RANK / AGENCY will not be included on the mailing label.
E-mail Address:

Police Magazine