gun trafficking

Guns seized in Brooklyn bust. (credit: Juliet Papa/1010 WINS)

Officials: NYPD Busts Georgia-To-Brooklyn Gun Trafficking Operation

A Georgia man, his wife and other family members have been charged with selling 155 guns, including an AR-15 assault rifle and other automatic weapons, transported in road trips up the Interstate 95 corridor over seven months to an undercover police officer in Brooklyn, authorities announced Wednesday.

04/30/2014

Mayor Bill de Blasio delivers a speech at the U.S. Conference of Mayors winter meeting in Washington, D.C., Jan. 23, 2014. (credit: usmayors.org/82ndWinterMeeting/)

De Blasio Joins Mayors Against Illegal Guns, Pledges Aggressive Action

Mayors Against Illegal Guns was started by Michael Bloomberg and former Boston Mayor Tom Menino in 2006. De Blasio pledged to aggressively work locally and on the national level to combat illegal gun sales and gun trafficking.

01/30/2014

Brooklyn DA Charles Hynes announces indictment of gun trafficker Christopher "Country" McPhaul, October 16, 2013. (credit: Juliet Papa/1010 WINS)

DA: Gun Trafficker Indicted For Illegally Selling Weapons To Undercover NYPD Detective

Christopher ‘Country’ McPhaul is accused of traveling to North Carolina to buy or steal weapons that he would then sell on the streets of Brooklyn, according to authorities.

10/16/2013

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Man Involved In Illegal Gun-Selling Ring Sentenced To Decades In Prison

Jason Teneyck, 36, is the last of six defendants to be sentenced as part of a drug and gun trafficking ring with an unusual cast of characters.

07/30/2013

District Attorney Thomas Spota announces the arrests of three people on gun trafficking charges on April 15, 2013. (credit: Mike Xirinachs/WCBS 880)

L.I. Couple, Georgia Man Accused Of Gun Trafficking

Shawdale Frederick, 32, and Janet Lewis, 33, both of Middle Island, and Joshua Galbert, 31, of Marietta, Ga., will be arraigned Monday in Suffolk County court in Riverhead.

04/15/2013