If my son was caught stealing a gun from his uncle, because it is a gun related crime are there more serious charges involve than just larceny?

Asked on July 31, 2012 under Criminal Law, Kansas


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Answered 8 years ago | Contributor

If the crime charged was simply the theft of the gun in and of itself with no threats with respect to the crime or use of the fore arm, then what your son is probably looking at is a felony theft crime depending upon the value of the item.

I suggest that he consult with a criminal defense attorney to assist him in the matter you have written about.

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