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Statue of limitation for convicted felon with gun

Brookhaven, MS |

He picked the gun charge up because he had a sell charge in which they found my gun it was to bonds when i got him out one for sell charge and the other convicted felon with firearm and this all happen the same day jan 7, 2009 .....He just got picked up Dec 7 2012 for a warrant on the sell charge to go to court ......

He Has Never Been Indicted for the gun has the staute of limitation ran out are how does that work?

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Attorney answers 3


SOL is usually about 7 years but can be more depending on the crime. If something happened in 2009, highly doubtful SOL has run.

Robert West


The SOL is 5 years for most federal crimes. However, generally the period may be
extended or the running of the period suspended or tolled under a number of


The federal statute of limitations is generally 5 years, although there are ways it can sometimes be extended. Also, you should be aware that the statute for a felon in possession of the firearm runs from the date of the possession. There is no limit to the permissible age of the underlying felony conviction.

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