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    Default Weapons charge for firearm in a vehicle

    got pulled over i had a weapon in my truck the clip was in the dorr and my weapon was in the seat they are trying to charge me with unlawfully carrying it the gun is registered in my name no i do not have a concealed permit but it wasnt concealed it wasnt out in the open

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    Default Re: Weapons charge for firearm in a vehicle

    What's the state? What's the specific charge? What's your question?

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    Default Re: Weapons charge for firearm in a vehicle

    texas, unlawfully carring a weapon , i am trying to beat this charge because the gun is registered in my name i just dont have a permit

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    Default Re: Weapons charge for firearm in a vehicle

    Do you know what statute you are charged under (the specific charge)?

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    Default Re: Weapons charge for firearm in a vehicle

    unlawfully carrying a weapon

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    Default Re: Weapons charge for firearm in a vehicle

    Quote Quoting bgfulton9999
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    unlawfully carrying a weapon
    Look on the papers you got and give us the number of the statute.

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    Default Re: Weapons charge for firearm in a vehicle

    Is it this one?

    46.02. UNLAWFUL CARRYING WEAPONS. (a) A person commits an offense if he intentionally, knowingly, or recklessly carries on or about his person a handgun, illegal knife, or club.

    (b) Except as provided by Subsection (c), an offense under this section is a Class A misdemeanor.

    (c) An offense under this section is a felony of the third degree if the offense is committed on any premises licensed or issued a permit by this state for the sale of alcoholic beverages.

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