sawed-off shotgun

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a shotgun with short barrels

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We've responded to about five robberies in the last week where these have been similar types of events, the sawed-off shotguns.
The weapons involved in these incidents, according to The Detroit News, included "155 handguns, 222 knives, eight sawed-off shotguns, and one hand grenade, not to mention innumerable wrenches, ice picks, razors, and brass knuckles.
Rodriguez had pleaded guilty to possessing sawed-off shotguns, trafficking in firearms, and being a felon in possession of firearms.
Miller, it upheld convictions for moving sawed-off shotguns across state lines.
The operation, which ran from July until mid-October 2005, was responsible for the recovery of 16 firearms, including stolen firearms, short-barreled shotguns, sawed-off shotguns, and California assault rifles.
Ten people were arrested on suspicion of felony offenses, including possession of rock cocaine and marijuana for sale, possession of illegal sawed-off shotguns, and possession of firearms by felons.
Police found drugs and two sawed-off shotguns, Fitzgerald said.
According to court documents, an arsenal of illegal weapons was located at the address, including two sawed-off shotguns with barrels less than 18 inches long, four rifles and ammunition.
Miller (1939), the Court ruled that a ban on sawed-off shotguns did not violate the Constitution because "it is not within judicial notice that [such weapons are] any part of the ordinary military equipment or that [their] use could contribute to the common defense.
Inside, deputies said they found more than $1,500 worth of methamphetamine and the firearms, which included two loaded, sawed-off shotguns and handguns near the narcotics.
FLEMMI also pleaded guilty to one count of perjury in relation to his August 1998 pretrial hearing testimony in a related case, and with an obstruction-of-justice count and an evidence-tampering count in relation to a January 2000 effort to prevent the seizure of firearms, as well as with additional counts relating to the following firearms offenses: possession of firearms in furtherance of violent crimes; possession of sawed-off shotguns and semi-automatic assault weapons in furtherance of violent crimes; possession of machine guns and firearms equipped with silencers in furtherance of violent crimes; possession of unregistered machine guns, silencers, and sawed-off shotguns; transfer and possession of machine guns; and possession of a firearm with a defaced serial number.
Police also found two sawed-off shotguns, and two semi-automatic shotguns with their serial numbers defaced, Mr.
Law enforcement authorities said the proliferation of semiautomatic and automatic weapons and sawed-off shotguns mixed with vast sums of money at stake in drug dealing and other criminal activity and idealization of gangsters in movies and music have created ever more incendiary conditions.
When categories of guns are banned--such as sawed-off shotguns, so-called assault weapons under state laws, or handguns in some cities--the police may try to disrupt trafficking in addition to arresting people who own the illegal firearms.
LANCASTER - Two reputed gang members are behind bars after a routine traffic stop resulted in the discovery of three illegal sawed-off shotguns and auto burglary tools in their pickup truck.