[Update] NJ Flintlock Owner Has Charges Dropped
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We reported on the arrest and seizure of the weapon of Gordon when it happened, but it seems reason has finally taken hold.
A New Jersey prosecutor Wednesday dropped the felony gun charge against a retired schoolteacher who was arrested last year when authorities discovered an unloaded, 300-year-old flintlock pistol wrapped in his car’s glove compartment.
“I’m very appreciative that they exercised their discretion here and did the right thing,” Evan Nappen, the attorney representing Gordon Van Gilder, told The Daily Journal.
The Cumberland County prosecutor said the state will exercise “prosecutorial discretion” in the case, …read more