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United Kingdom

21 December 2007

BBC News

A Wild West fan from Devon escaped being sent to jail for importing firearms after being told by a judge his case was "extraordinary". Gun-collector Jeremy Couchman faced a minimum five-year sentence after being convicted of possessing a prohibited Smith & Wesson revolver. The 53-year old bus driver from Torquay was also found guilty of attempting to purchase ammunition. The judge at Plymouth Crown Court gave Couchman a one-year suspended sentence. He also... (GunPolicy.org)

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