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Ex-cop accused of gun trafficking tells court he was an innocent victim

Accused of trafficking handguns and a semi-automatic machine pistol, an ex-police officer testified Thursday he’s merely the victim of firearms theft.

Daniel Bennett, who’s charged with trying to illegally sell eight handguns and an Uzi-like weapon through a middleman, told Court of Queen’s Bench those firearms were stolen from his garage and that he had nothing to do with attempts to subsequently sell them on the street. 394 more words

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Collecting on a Short Fuse

When I embarked on my quest to gather facts and information about my ancestors’ service to this country, I never intended to become a collector of militaria. 475 more words

Military Weapons

Just Jeepin' around Geilenkirchen

A jeep manned by Sergeant A Schofield and Trooper O Jeavons of 1 SAS near Geilenkirchen in Germany Nov 1944. The jeep is armed with three Vickers ‘K’ guns (2 double and 1 single mount), and fitted with armoured glass shields in place of a windscreen. 35 more words


Guns: Securing The Right To Self-Defense And Life, Part 13

Having worked through the decision to be armed and having accepted the responsibility for the protection of self and loved ones, the next step is the choice of an appropriate cartridge and handgun. 4,181 more words


Man testifies he sold guns illegally for ex-cop, defence claims he's out to "save his own skin"

Attempting to illicitly sell firearms on behalf of a retired Lethbridge police officer ended in a dramatic arrest, an Alberta man told court today.

Anthony Stephan said he agreed to sell eight Glock handguns and a Polish version of an Israeli Uzi-like semi-automatic for retired officer Daniel Bennett to buyers in Calgary in 2010. 417 more words

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Waikoloa man charged with numerous drug and firearms offenses

A Waikoloa man faces numerous felony charges following his arrest for drug and firearms offenses.

On Thursday, Jan. 12, vice officers conducting a narcotics investigation contacted 40-year-old Derek Conway, who was in a vehicle at a public park in Waikoloa. 285 more words


Book Review: Tactical Pistol Shooting, 2nd Edition, by Erik Lawrence and Mike Pannone

I managed to find this book in the Rio Rancho Public Library, so, while my son was setting up a display in the library, I started reading it. 245 more words