There are many different firearm offenses that you can be charged with in Pennsylvania. Some of the most common include:
Illegal Possession: If you are found in possession of a firearm without the proper licensing or permits, you can be charged with illegal possession. This can include carrying a concealed weapon without a permit, possessing a firearm as a convicted felon, or carrying a firearm in a prohibited area.
Unlawful Use of a Firearm: If you use a firearm in the commission of a crime, you can be charged with unlawful use of a firearm. This can include using a firearm to threaten or intimidate someone, firing a weapon in a public place, or using a firearm to commit a robbery or other violent crime.
Possession of a Stolen Firearm: If you are found in possession of a firearm that has been reported stolen, you can be charged with possession of a stolen firearm.
Possession of a Firearm by a Prohibited Person: If you are a convicted felon, a fugitive from justice, or have been adjudicated as mentally ill, you are prohibited from possessing a firearm. If you are found in possession of a firearm under these circumstances, you can be charged with possession of a firearm by a prohibited person.
If you are facing charges for a firearm offense in Pennsylvania, do not hesitate to contact John Troese at TroeseLaw. He has the knowledge and experience necessary to build a strong defense on your behalf and fight for your rights and interests. He understands the severe consequences of firearm offenses, and he is dedicated to providing his clients with aggressive and effective representation. Contact us today to schedule a consultation and learn more about how John Troese can help.