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Maryland car dealer arrested in NY on weapons charges

NEW YORK — Maryland car dealer Jacob “Jack” Antwerpen was arrested in New York on Wednesday after authorities determined he did not have a valid license for several firearms found aboard his yacht. The Baltimore Sun reports that U.S. Coast ...

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Appellant filed a motion to suppress the firearm recovered from his residence. The motion was heard and denied. Appellant was convicted, pursuant to a not guilty agreed statement of facts, of possession of a regulated firearm after being convicted of a misdemeanor carrying a penalty of more than two years imprisonment. Appellant filed this timely appeal, presenting the following question: Was it error to deny the motion to suppress the firearm seized from and searched in appellant’s home?

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No reprieve for Md. gun rights advocates

Maryland’s new gun-control law dodged a bullet on its first day Tuesday, as a federal judge rejected arguments from gun-rights advocates to block statutory provisions banning the purchase of semi-automatic assault weapons and requiring handgun purchasers to be licensed by the state before buying.

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