By Tom Knighton
If you’re like me, you tend to get a bit of a chuckle every time you see a bunch of gun guys buying firearms outside of a buy-back event. They usually offer more money than the buy-back does and the new buyers tend to make out like bandits. Some of these guys get some quality firearms for ridiculously low prices.
Well, when one Miami gun guy tried it, after getting conflicting info from the Miami Police Department, he found himself in handcuffs.
John Gillis didn’t like the price Miami Police offered him when he attended a gun buyback event this past March. So he put a sign on his Jeep that read, “I Buy Guns.” The cops weren’t too fond of that, so after what Gillis describes as some back-and-forth, he was arrested for contracting without a license. The charges were later dropped due to a lack of evidence, according to the Miami-Dade State Attorney’s Office.
Gillis, an NRA instructor and avid gun collector, had contacted the police department in advance to ask how much they would pay for 27 AR-15 lower receivers, which is the part of a firearm that provides housing for internal components such as the hammer. …Read the Rest
Source:: Bearing Arms