PITTSBURGH GUN CRIMES AND WEAPONS OFFENSES ATTORNEY
What is generally described as weapon offenses—which include crimes such as possessing instruments of crime (18 Pa.C.S. § 907) and prohibited offensive weapons (18 Pa.C.S. § 908)—is largely made of up of violations of Pennsylvania’s Uniform Firearms Act. Overall, these crimes while generally serious felony offenses, make up a small fraction of the new cases that are filed each year in Pennsylvania—roughly 3%. Caseload Statistics of the Unified Judicial System of Pennsylvania, 2018.
The most common are these:
- Person not to possess a firearm
- Carrying a firearm without a license
- False statements made in connection with firearm sale
If you or a loved one is charged with gun or weapons offense, call Pittsburgh criminal defense attorney, Ryan H. James, who has tried and argued these cases with successful results. Attorney James can be personally reached at 412-977-1827, or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org