Arrested For Weapons, Firearms, Gun Charges in Fort Lauderdale?
Fort Lauderdale Weapons Charges Include
- Unlawful possession of a weapon
- Firearms trafficking
- Unlawful import and export of weapons
- Violent crimes involving the use or discharge of a firearm
- Fraud in obtaining a permit to possess or purchase a firearm
- Carrying a Concealed Firearm
- Carrying a Concealed Weapon
- Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon
- Armed Kidnapping
- Shooting Deadly Missiles
- Armed Burglary
- Aggravated Battery with a Deadly Weapon
- Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon
- Improper Exhibition of a Firearm or Deadly Weapon
The penalties for a weapons charge in Ft Lauderdale can be severe. A weapon does not have to be a gun. Weapons can include firearms, ammunition, explosives, dart guns, stun guns, knives, knuckles, and swords. If you are are trined in the martial arts your use of this can be considered a criminal act. Ft Lauderdale classifies assault with a deadly weapon as a felony or ADW.
In Florida An object or substance that is inherently deadly or dangerous, such as a firearm, knife, bleach or other dangerous poison, is considerd to be a deadly weapon. An object that is not inherently dangerous but was intended to be used or threatens to use in a manner likely to cause death or great bodily harm also can be considered a deadly weapon. This could be a boot or ceramic flower pot.
Fort Lauderdale Aggravated Assault Charges
784.021 Aggravated assault.—
(1) An “aggravated assault” is an assault:
(a) With a deadly weapon without intent to kill; or
(b) With an intent to commit a felony.
(2) Whoever commits an aggravated assault shall be guilty of a felony of the third degree,
What Is Ft Lauderdale Arms trafficking?
Arms trafficking, also known as gunrunning, is the illegal trafficking or smuggling of contraband weapons or ammunition in Broward County Florida
Shooting Or Throwing A deadly Missile Into Dwellings In Fort Lauderdale
Whoever, wantonly or maliciously, shoots at, within, or into, or throws any missile or hurls or projects a stone or other hard substance which would produce death or great bodily harm, at, within, or in any public or private building, occupied or unoccupied, or public or private bus or any train, locomotive, railway car, caboose, cable railway car, street railway car, monorail car, or vehicle of any kind which is being used or occupied by any person, or any boat, vessel, ship, or barge lying in or plying the waters of this state, or aircraft flying through the airspace of this state shall be guilty of a felony of the second degree, punishable as provided in s. 775.082, s. 775.083, or s. 775.084.
Carrying A Concealed Weapon
WEAPONS AND FIREARMS CHARGES IN FORT LAUDERDALE
790.01 Carrying concealed weapons.—
(1) Except as provided in subsection (4), a person who carries a concealed weapon or electric weapon or device on or about his or her person commits a misdemeanor of the first degree, punishable as provided in s. 775.082 or s. 775.083.
(2) A person who carries a concealed firearm on or about his or her person commits a felony of the third degree, punishable as provided in s. 775.082, s. 775.083, or s. 775.084.
(3) This section does not apply to a person licensed to carry a concealed weapon or a concealed firearm pursuant to the provisions of s. 790.06.
(4) It is not a violation of this section for a person to carry for purposes of lawful self-defense, in a concealed manner:
(a) A self-defense chemical spray.
(b) A nonlethal stun gun or dart-firing stun gun or other nonlethal electric weapon or device that is designed solely for defensive purposes.
(5) This section does not preclude any prosecution for the use of an electric weapon or device, a dart-firing stun gun, or a self-defense chemical spray during the commission of any criminal offense under s. 790.07, s. 790.10, s. 790.23, or s. 790.235, or for any other criminal offense.
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