NYC Lawmaker Wants Harsher Penalties For Large-Scale Gun TraffickersNew legislation backed by Sen. Jeffrey Klein would extend sentences for large-scale gun traffickers to a 15 year minimum, with a maximum of life in prison without parole.
Prosecutors: NJ Couple Accused Of Smuggling More Than 80 Guns Into NYCPolice have arrested a New Jersey couple and four men from Virginia and Georgia on charges they formed a gun-trafficking ring that smuggled dozens of firearms into New York City.
2 Men Charged Separately With Buying, Reselling Guns In Suffolk CountyTwo men were charged Thursday with running separate gun trafficking operations on Long Island.
Officials: NYPD Busts Georgia-To-Brooklyn Gun Trafficking OperationA 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.
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.
DA: Gun Trafficker Indicted For Illegally Selling Weapons To Undercover NYPD DetectiveChristopher '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.
Man Involved In Illegal Gun-Selling Ring Sentenced To Decades In PrisonJason 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.
L.I. Couple, Georgia Man Accused Of Gun TraffickingShawdale 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.