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Convicted felon withdraws from Dania race - Sun Sentinel

2014-09-29
Convicted felon withdraws from Dania raceSun SentinelRidgely, 51, is a convicted felon who mistakenly thought his civil rights had been restored, said his attorney, Bruce Udolf. Ridgely did not return a phone message requesting comment Monday night. Ridgely was convicted of trafficking in cocaine after ...and more »

Berkeley police arrest armed felon with robbery warrant - Berkeleyside

2014-09-29
Berkeley police arrest armed felon with robbery warrantBerkeleysidePolice arrested an armed man in South Berkeley earlier this month who was wanted in connection with one robbery, and on probation for another. On Sept. 14, Berkeley Police Officer Derek Radey was on patrol near 67th and Mabel streets, not far from San ...and more »

Hagerstown felon pleads guilty to possession of a rifle - Herald-Mail Media

2014-09-29
Hagerstown felon pleads guilty to possession of a rifleHerald-Mail MediaA Hagerstown man found hiding in a "large cat cage" in January when police searched a building for a stolen antique military rifle pleaded guilty Monday in Washington County Circuit Court to being a convicted felon in possession of a rifle. Circuit ...

Stolen moped leads Warsaw Police to meth lab, wanted felon - WNDU-TV

2014-09-29
WANEStolen moped leads Warsaw Police to meth lab, wanted felonWNDU-TVA stolen moped led Warsaw Police to a meth lab and a wanted felon who barricaded himself inside a local hotel. On Sunday morning, Warsaw Police located a stolen moped outside of the Victory Hotel, located at 223 W. Jefferson Street in downtown Warsaw.Tear gas used to capture barricaded felonWANEBarricaded Wanted Felon Arrested By Warsaw PoliceIndiana's NewsCenterBarricaded felon seized in WarsawFort Wayne Journal GazetteThe Elkhart Truth -Stacey Page Onlineall 10 news articles »

Convicted Pennsylvania Felon Arrested for Accidentally Shooting at Neighbor's ... - Complex.com

2014-09-29
Complex.comConvicted Pennsylvania Felon Arrested for Accidentally Shooting at Neighbor's ...Complex.comA Pennsylvania man who reportedly fired a gun at his neighbor's house claims the incident happened because he doesn't know how to properly unload guns. George Byrd IV of Bucks County, Pa. initially denied shooting his neighbor's house "multiple" times ...Felon Who Shot Into Neighbor's Home and Said He Didn't Know How to Unload ...Opposing ViewsGeorge Byrd IV claimed he didn't know how to unload gun found with three ...Daily MailPolice: Middletown man charged with firing bullet into neighbor's homeBucks County Courier TimesGlobal Grindall 127 news articles »

A rare Second Amendment exemption from federal ban on felons possessing guns - Washington Post

2014-09-27
A rare Second Amendment exemption from federal ban on felons possessing gunsWashington PostBritt v. State, 681 S.E.2d 320 (N.C. 2009) (holding that a nonviolent felon whose crime was long in the past regained his state constitutional right to keep and bear arms); Baysden v. State, 718 S.E.2d 699 (N.C. Ct. App. 2011) (same). But Thursday's ...and more »

Jersey City felon had 166 bags of heroin, revolver: cops - The Jersey Journal - NJ.com

2014-09-29
Jersey City felon had 166 bags of heroin, revolver: copsThe Jersey Journal - NJ.comA Jersey City felon made his first court appearance Friday on charges he had 166 bags of heroin and was in possession of a revolver when he was arrested on Thursday, officials said. James Williams, 26, of Bentley Avenue, is charged with possession of ...

Convicted Felon Accused of Stealing 'Lone Survivor' Author's Gun - News 92 FM

2014-09-29
Convicted Felon Accused of Stealing 'Lone Survivor' Author's GunNews 92 FM(HOUSTON)— A Conroe man pleaded guilty to possession of a firearm by a convicted felon Monday after a famous former Navy SEAL initiated a complaint about a stolen firearm. Daniel Lee Marshall, 45, is accused of stealing a pistol from former U.S. Navy ...Houston-area felon who faked being Army Ranger pleads guilty in guns case ...Minneapolis Star TribuneSpecial forces impersonator admits felonious pastSan Antonio Express-NewsTexan who faked military past guilty in guns caseWashington Timesall 58 news articles »

Mayo: Time to require elections officials to do background checks - Sun Sentinel (blog)

2014-09-29
Mayo: Time to require elections officials to do background checksSun Sentinel (blog)We've heard a lot about convicted felons improperly voting in Florida (usually when Republicans lead flawed voter purges right before big elections), but how about a convicted felon running for office? Ridgely, a candidate for Dania Beach City ...

Convicted Florida Felon Kills His 6 Grandchildren - ABC News

2014-09-19
ABC NewsConvicted Florida Felon Kills His 6 GrandchildrenABC NewsA man who spent time in prison a decade ago for the shooting death of his young son killed six of his grandchildren, including an infant, his adult daughter and himself in a rampage at a home where authorities in the small Florida town say they had ...Florida Shooting: Convicted Felon, Don Spirit, Kills 6 Grandchildren, Daughter ...International Business TimesConvicted felon shoots, kills his 6 grandchildren, daughter, himself in small ...Minneapolis Star TribunePolice: Florida felon who killed 7 relatives wasn't allowed to have gunCNNall 1,217 news articles »