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Unlawful Use of Weapon

Practice Area: Criminal defense


Description: Stungun in Carry-on Luggage- Case Dismissed As covered by Chicago ABC (channel 7), CBS (channel 2), and NBC (channel 5) news and Chicago Tribune/Chicago Sun Times. Defendant, a dual citizen of Nigeria and USA, arrested at O'Hare Airport after stungun found in carry-on bag at security checkpoint. Transportation Security Administration (TSA) guard found suspicious item during security screening. Defendant charged by Chicago Police with Unlawful Use of a Weapon (UUW) and Attempting to Board an Aircraft with a Weapon. Defendant was returning from missionary work in Nigeria when the stungun was found. At preliminary hearing, after extensive cross examination by the Law Offices of Rayomnd G. Wigell, Ltd. Defense Team, finding of no probable cause, case dismissed.

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