Category Archives: Firearm Charges

A Few Federal Firearms Laws You Probably Didn’t Know About…

  Laws regulating guns and other weapons are set by municipalities, counties,  individual states, and the federal government. Over the past few years, some states around the U.S. have become more lenient regarding gun laws and, as is commonly the case, federal law has slowly changed to reflect that. But gun laws are not something […]

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Can You Take Your Gun to The Bar (or to School) in Michigan?

  Currently, the answer to that question is a resounding no! There are numerous places in Michigan where no one (not even people with concealed carry permits) is allowed to take their gun. Designated gun-free zones in Michigan include:   Schools Churches, and other places of worship Bars Day Care Centers Stadiums and other large […]

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When You Can Legally Carry a Gun in Your Car, And When You Can’t!

  In the movies, everyone carries their guns whenever and wherever they like, and there are never any consequences. In fact, the idea of being armed can seem so normal to some people, that they sometimes don’t stop to think about how the laws may apply to them. (And what the consequences are if they […]

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FBI Arrests Ypsilanti Man in Possible Terror-Related Case

  An Ypsilanti man was stopped from flying out of the country recently, and then arrested by the FBI’s counterterrorism team. The FBI is said to have discovered illegal weapons in a storage unit that the man owned. He and his family were about to board a flight to Jordan, when officials stopped him and […]

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Former MSU Star Keith Appling Pleads Guilty to Gun Charges

  Keith Appling seems to have had a run of bad luck when it comes to guns and the police. Well, maybe bad luck isn’t quite right. Stupidity seems more appropriate. Back in 2015 he was arrested no less than three times for gun-related crimes. Appling, the 25-year-old former Michigan State University basketball star, was […]

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Evidence 101: Linking Guns To Crime Scenes (Part 3)

  Welcome back, and thanks for joining Michigan’s premier criminal defense lawyers, The Kronzek Firm, as we wrap up this article series on how investigators links specific guns to crime scenes. In our previous articles we looked at the first four items on the list, including gunpowder residue, firing pin impressions and bullet trajectory. Moving forward […]

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Evidence 101: Linking Guns To Crime Scenes (Part 2)

  Thanks for joining us again in our discussion about evidence that links guns to crime scenes. In the previous article we talked about gunpowder residue and the trajectory of a bullet after it’s fired. Moving on we are going to look at another two key factors that help investigators and crime scene techs link […]

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Evidence 101: Linking Guns To Crime Scenes (Part 1)

  One of the things we get asked a lot, is questions about evidence. After telling us there is no evidence against them, clients want to know how the police can claim they were in a certain room, when they weren’t there. How a certain weapon could possibly be connected to them. Or why investigators […]

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Gun Laws in Michigan: New Possible Changes You Should Know About 3

  Welcome back to this final article in our three-part series on proposed changes to Michigan gun laws. Because guns and gun ownership are such a hotly debated topic, the laws that govern their use are also fiercely debated. As a result, we believe that it’s very important that our readers to have as much information […]

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Gun Laws in Michigan: New Possible Changes You Should Know About 2

  Gun laws are a highly charged topic of debate for many people. Here in Michigan, where every year hundreds of thousands of people hunt and shoot, gun rights and gun ownership are hotly contested subjects. In the end, what it always comes back to is a U.S. citizen’s Second Amendment right to bear arms, and […]

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