January 3, 2012
Former Marine Gunner Ryan Jerome was in New York on business when he thought it would be fun to check out the Empire State Building. Before entering the building he walked up to the security check point to ask if he should check his gun.
And that’s where the trouble begins.
Although Mr. Jerome had a valid conceal carry permit in his home state of Indiana, New York refuses to recognize permits from other states. He was promptly arrested by police and spent the next two nights in jail.
If convicted Jerome faces up to fifteen years in prison, with a mandatory minimum sentence of three and a half years in prison.
His arrest highlights the confusing mess of concealed weapons laws across our country. What’s perfectly legal in your town could make you a criminal if you cross into the next one.
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Tags: Conceal Carry Permit, Marine Ryan Jerome, Guns, New York, Jail, Arrest, Second Amendment
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