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New guy here, a question about a buddy of mine on a felony probation.

Discussion in 'Legal & Political Archive' started by DozerLVL, Feb 11, 2012.

  1. DozerLVL

    DozerLVL North Bend New Member

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    I'd love to take him shooting, teach him the basics of range safety and the manipulation of the various firearms I own(pistol, revolver, pump, lever, bolt action etc) but he seems to have a supreme fear of being anywhere near said firearms. I have read my state's laws regarding the issue, as well as my state's laws on the use of NFA items.

    My question is this; Can I take him out shooting?
     
  2. sheepdip

    sheepdip Redland Well-Known Member

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    you can take him shooting, if his p.o. or another l.e.o. finds him in posession of a firearm he is in deep doo doo.
     
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  3. FortRock

    FortRock Bend/Salem, OR Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    First....as an ex PO....No....don't do it. If you feel you must pursue this, contact P&P in Coquille and speak directly with his PO. If he is discovered to have a firearm in his hands he will probably go to jail and you may also have a problem.
     
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  4. Joe Link

    Joe Link Portland, OR Well-Known Member Staff Member Lifetime Supporter 2015 Volunteer 2016 Volunteer

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    Moved to Legal & Political.
     
  5. rolandson

    rolandson Oregon Active Member

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    depends, do you want your friend locked up or not locked up?
     
  6. deen_ad

    deen_ad Vancouver, WA Well-Known Member

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    And probably you too for supplying weapons to a convicted felon. I wouldn't want to be there!
     
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  7. Misterbill

    Misterbill Yakima County, Washington New Member

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    You furnish a known PP with a firearm, for ANY reason, and you just committed a serious crime and get yourself into PPland forever. -Aside from other consequences. You also just landed your friend back in prison.

    This is very serious stuff and the consequences to both of you are substantial. DON'T do it.
     
  8. BANE

    BANE Battle Ground WA. Well-Known Member

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    Welcome to the forum. Just be careful don't want to loose ur guns or get into trouble over this.
    I don't think you would but who nows.
     
  9. eganx

    eganx Kingston WA Active Member

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    ahhh yeah, thats a big no no. Your buddies 2A rights were confiscated via the felony....
     
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    142 Rogue Valley Member

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    Ouch! Yeah... I have a good friend going through the same felony probation stuff. It sucks big time. Especially if it was past stuff that the person may be way past at this point.
     
  11. American

    American Portland, Oregon New Member

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    Petition the courts to have firearm rights restored. Can be done without an attorney.
     
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  12. Jerry

    Jerry Vancouver, WA Well-Known Member

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    Don't do it. Your buddy gets caught, you won't see him again for 5 years or longer. Ain't worth it.

    You must not think much of your friend if you want to take him shooting and subject him to more time in the pen. That's messed up.

    My nephew is on felony probation at 23 years old and living with his dad. The judge said that my brother (his dad) did not have to get rid of his guns, but the boy damn well better not handle them.
     
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    eganx Kingston WA Active Member

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    Assuming all requirements for potential restoration have been met. He is on felony probation......his waiting period(federal requirement is 5 years for a c class felony) hasn't even started, so that's a no go.
     
  14. American

    American Portland, Oregon New Member

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    Yes he would have to wait until probation is completed, but it is still an option regardless of Federal law.
     
  15. eganx

    eganx Kingston WA Active Member

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    Really.......I don't think so buddy. Are you aware of what state this fellow is in? North Bend is a city/town on I-90 in the cascades......in Washington. I can guarantee you there is a 5 year wait in the state of Washington, and you must remain conviction free for the duration of the 5 years, which begins the day you are officially off parole/probation. Oregon residents may be luckier than us to the north with no waiting period after release.
     
  16. gunnails

    gunnails Hillsboro Active Member

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    North Bend is a city/town On Hwy 101 along Oregon's south central coast.
     
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    eganx Kingston WA Active Member

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    I stand corrected......kinda. If he is in WA what I stated applies. If he is in OR I don't know. I was under the assumption he was in the North Bend I knew about.
     
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  18. gunnails

    gunnails Hillsboro Active Member

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    Well the OP did not declare which state he is in, so who knows.

    My Mom was from The North Bend area so when I saw North Bend I just kinda assumed,,,,,:)