Tag Search Result

Gun Trafficking

Former OH Chief Sentenced Over Trafficking of 200 Fully Automatic Weapons

The conspirators purchased or caused the importation of approximately 200 fully automatic machine guns. The former chief received over $11,500 from the gun dealers for his role in the scheme.

Read more

Biden Meets with New York Officials Over Crime

Biden insisted the answer to surging gun violence was “not to defund the police” or “abandon our streets” as he met with Mayor Eric Adams and Gov. Kathy Hochul at the NYPD’s Manhattan headquarters.

DOJ Launches Gun Trafficking Strike Forces in 5 Cities

The initial strike forces in Chicago, New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco and Washington, D.C., will work to stop guns traveling from areas where it is easier to obtain firearms to places with more restrictive gun laws.

NYPD Teaming Up with ATF Over Illegal Guns in City

ATF agents will be directly embedded in the NYPD, according to the mayor. Agents will work together alongside NYPD officers to help stop the flow of illegal guns. In turn, NYPD intelligence detectives in the ATF gun-tracing team will be deputized and designated as federal agents.

Reputed Gang Member Charged in Chicago Shooting of ATF Agent

U.S. Magistrate Judge Maria Valdez ordered Ernesto Godinez, a reputed Almighty Saints gang member, held in custody until a detention hearing May 17. He was charged with forcibly assaulting an ATF agent with a deadly weapon and faces up to 20 years in prison if convicted.

ATF Agent Shot, Critically Wounded in Chicago

Officials said the agent, in his late 20s, was shot during an investigation of illegal guns but gave no details. No one was in custody, according to officials.

Over 200 Firearms Recovered in NY Gun Smuggling Bust

Billed as Brooklyn's biggest ever gun smuggling bust, nearly two dozen people — mostly from Virginia — have been rounded up and arrested on charges they brought over 200 high-caliber weapons of all sorts into New York City, authorities said Wednesday.

2 More Wounded Officers Sue Milwaukee Gun Shop

The new case, brought by Officer Jose Lopez and former officer Alejandro Arce, alleges that owners of Badger Guns negligently sold the gun used to wound them in 2007.

Calif. State Senator, Gun Control Advocate Busted for Arms Trafficking

Yee discussed helping an undercover agent get weapons worth $500,000 to $2.5 million, including shoulder-fired automatic weapons and missiles, and took him through the entire process of acquiring them from a Muslim separatist group in the Philippines to bringing them to the United States, according to the affidavit by FBI Special Agent Emmanuel V. Pascua.

Read more

Former N.M. Chief On Cartel Payroll

A one-time border police chief collected payments from the Juarez Cartel in exchange for running background checks and license plates and buying military gear for the Mexican cartel, he testified Wednesday.

a Bobit media brand

Create your free Bobit Connect account to bookmark content.

The secure and easy all-access connection to your content.
Bookmarked content can then be accessed anytime on all of your logged in devices!

Create Account