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Gun Policy News, 24 August 2012


24 August 2012

Herald Sun (Melbourne)

A bikie has been arrested after allegedly threatening police during dozens of statewide raids, in which guns were seized. A member of the outlaw Finks motorcycle gang was arrested for allegedly assaulting and threatening a policeman during a series of raids conducted yesterday. The crack special operations group arrested the 44-year-old Melton man about 5am this morning. Charges the man is set to face charges including assault police, hindering police, threats to... (

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24 August 2012

Observer (Kampala)

Police yesterday said murders in the country were on the rise because of the rampant influx of guns and ammunition through Uganda's porous borders. Police publicist Simon Kuteesa told journalists that most of the murders in the country were a result of shooting, mob justice, assault, suicide and love gone bad. "The major challenge we have is that our borders are porous and there is no way we can fight the influx of the ammunitions," Kuteesa said, as police released... (

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24 August 2012

InSight Crime (Bogota)

A Mexico judge has reduced the charges against an American trucker accused of smuggling a truck full of rifle ammunition across the border, accepting his claim that he only crossed into the country by accident. Mexican border officials arrested Jabin Bogan in Ciudad Juarez this April with 268,000 rounds of ammunition in his vehicle. Bogan said he made a wrong turn and accidentally crossed into Mexico. One of his attorneys said a US Customs and Border Protection (CBP)... (

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24 August 2012

Vanguard (Lagos)

The Commissioner of Police in Kogi, Mr Mohammed Katsina, said on Friday that more than 1,000 AK 47 rifles were among the dangerous weapons believed to be in circulation in Okene and its environs. He said this in Lokoja while parading some suspects, including a man in whose possession two AK 47 rifles, belonging to two soldiers killed in Okene on Aug. 7, were found. Katsina said that politicians and clan heads were responsible for the massive illegal circulation of... (

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24 August 2012

New York Times

As the two officers confronted a gunman in front of the Empire State Building on a busy Friday morning, they had to make a snap decision: Do they open fire in the middle of Midtown? From a distance of less than 10 feet, the officers, Craig Matthews and Robert Sinishtaj, answered in unison; one shot nine times and the other seven. Investigators believe at least 7 of those 16 bullets struck the gunman, said Paul J. Browne, the Police Department's chief spokesman. But... (

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