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2012-12-06 -Lurid Crime Tales-
State Sen. Donne Trotter Arrested For Trying To Take Gun On Plane
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Posted by Fred 2012-12-06 00:00|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [472 views ]  Top

#1 Trying to get some street cred to take Jackson's place.
Posted by Bobby 2012-12-06 05:53||   2012-12-06 05:53|| Front Page Top

#2 he has regularly been an anti-gun vote, and has opposed legislation that would allow for concealed carry in Illinois.

Yet another clear indication of his politics.
Posted by Besoeker on the road again 2012-12-06 06:45||   2012-12-06 06:45|| Front Page Top

#3 he had the gun because he moonlights at Allpoints Security and Detective Inc.
A State Senator has to moonlight as a security guard? He's not much of a Illinois politician if he can't support himself with graft.
Posted by Spot 2012-12-06 08:41||   2012-12-06 08:41|| Front Page Top

#4 Thought it was legal to carry a gun on a plane so long as it was declared at the check-in desk, unloaded, the empty magazine was dropped from the firearm, the ammo was stored separately in its own box, and the firearm was in a locked hard case. Most airlines have firearms transport policies listed at their website. It is very important to check and see what the local regulations are where you take-off and where you land. I'm not sure I'd do this these days as I would fear losing it in baggage transit.
Posted by JohnQC 2012-12-06 08:44||   2012-12-06 08:44|| Front Page Top

#5 'Course, hizzoner didn't do any of that...
Posted by Fred 2012-12-06 10:42||   2012-12-06 10:42|| Front Page Top

#6 ..moonlights..
Like being a licensed diamond courier, except without the classy cool factor.
Posted by swksvolFF 2012-12-06 10:55||   2012-12-06 10:55|| Front Page Top

#7 John,
You can check guns in the manner you explain, but not carry them onto the plane. Your correct on the second part as well. A layover or cancelled flight in New York after you checked a gun can be a real problem, actually a felony.
Posted by 49 Pan 2012-12-06 13:56||   2012-12-06 13:56|| Front Page Top

#8 What. No. Why would someone in NY steal a gun, they are illegal there, Plaxico Burress and Bloomer Mayor said me so.
Posted by swksvolFF 2012-12-06 14:06||   2012-12-06 14:06|| Front Page Top

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