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Posted: 1/25/2006 3:32:14 PM EDT


Police: Teens with high-powered weapons on rise

10:43 AM CST on Wednesday, January 25, 2006
By REBECCA LOPEZ / WFAA-TV




WFAA-TV
Dallas County Constables showed some of the high-powered weapons taken from teens. Powerful military rifles, the kind used against United States troops in Iraq, are increasingly being found on young teenagers in North Texas, police said.

The weapons are so powerful they could pierce some body armor, which has some officers worried.

"This is what we are facing here on the streets," said Mike Dupree, Dallas County constable.

High powered rifles, guns and ammunition were all recently taken from teenagers by Dallas County Constables.

"This is the clip of an AK-47 right here," Dupree said while he showed News 8 some of the confiscated weapons and ammunition. "These are hollow points right here."

Also Online
Rebecca Lopez reports
Dupree said many citizens might be shocked out how easy it is for young kids to get a hold of the high-powered weapons.

"Oh sure, you can give a kid $300, $400 dollars and say, 'Here, go buy a gun,' and he'll be back in less than an hour with a gun," he said.

Erica Hernandez said she agrees after her 13-year-old brother was placed in jail after she said he was armed with a 9-millimeter handgun and robbed a local vendor.

"Thirteen-years-old and he got a hold of anything he could get a hold of," she said.

Some residents in Oak Cliff said they have seen more teenagers with guns as well.

"They get in a beef with somebody or an argument, they can just pop the trunk and take out guns and shoot," said resident Latasha Brown.

Recently, a 15-year-old Dallas girl was arrested and accused of robbing several banks over the last few months. Incidents such as those have authorities nervous.

"This type of fire power right here, you could stand off a division of law officers," Dupree said.

Law enforcement agencies said they are now targeting areas where there are guns and gangs in an attempt to get to the weapons before they end up in young hands.
Link Posted: 1/25/2006 3:35:41 PM EDT

Originally Posted By Tactical_Jew:
Erica Hernandez said she agrees after her 13-year-old brother was placed in jail after she said he was armed with a 9-millimeter handgun and robbed a local vendor.


Maybe "Fucking Stupid" is genetic?
Link Posted: 1/25/2006 3:35:56 PM EDT
I'm actually speechless, there are so many things to make fun of in that article I am confused
Link Posted: 1/25/2006 3:36:09 PM EDT
looks like a MAK-90 and an sks right?
Link Posted: 1/25/2006 3:38:04 PM EDT
"This type of fire power right here, you could stand off a division of law officers," Dupree said.

Link Posted: 1/25/2006 3:38:13 PM EDT


"This is the clip of an AK-47 right here," Dupree said while he showed News 8 some of the confiscated weapons and ammunition. "These are hollow points right here."



I had no idea that AK rifles used "clips."

Link Posted: 1/25/2006 3:38:27 PM EDT
Link Posted: 1/25/2006 3:39:03 PM EDT
Wow just a few more things to give gun lovin' and respectin' teens a bad name Pisses me off.......
Link Posted: 1/25/2006 3:39:56 PM EDT
Arent long arms legal to own if your under eighteen?
Link Posted: 1/25/2006 3:51:36 PM EDT
Don't send an entire squad of real cops.

"Bravo one niner this is Alpha team leader,

we need mall ninjas immediatly!

I say again mall ninjas on my position! Over"

"Alpha team leader, this is Bravo one niner,

all of our mall ninjas are either picking on the elderly or

masturbating while watching "Barney"

I say again, they are busy, over"
Link Posted: 1/25/2006 3:55:32 PM EDT

Originally Posted By Melvinator2k0:
Arent long arms legal to own if your under eighteen?


In some states, as long as you have parental permission.
Link Posted: 1/25/2006 3:59:10 PM EDT



There is so much crap out there. The problem is that not only is a portion of the general public reading and believing this crap, there is a portion of the public that reads it and thinks it is cool to be able to out gun cops and shoot through armor and crap like that.

This crap is as much to blame for the trendiness of "high powered assault weapons" among thug wannabe's as anything else.

Link Posted: 1/25/2006 4:01:06 PM EDT

Originally Posted By kingoftheroad:
looks like a MAK-90 and an sks right?




Is the top one not a thumbhole stock on an AKclone?
Link Posted: 1/25/2006 4:02:22 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 1/25/2006 4:04:52 PM EDT by --bullseye--]

Originally Posted By Tactical_Jew:

Police: Teens with high-powered weapons on rise

10:43 AM CST on Wednesday, January 25, 2006
By REBECCA LOPEZ / WFAA-TV

www.wfaa.com/sharedcontent/dws/img/wfaa/01-06/0125youngarmed.jpg


WFAA-TV
Dallas County Constables showed some of the high-powered weapons taken from teens. Powerful military rifles, the kind used against United States troops in Iraq, are increasingly being found on young teenagers in North Texas, police said.

The weapons are so powerful they could pierce some body armor, which has some officers worried.

those and about every other long gun on the planet

"This is what we are facing here on the streets," said Mike Dupree, Dallas County constable.

I didn't realize the streets of Dallas Co. are a shooting gallery

High powered rifles, guns and ammunition were all recently taken from teenagers by Dallas County Constables.

"This is the clip of an AK-47 right here," Dupree said while he showed News 8 some of the confiscated weapons and ammunition."These are hollow points right here."




Also Online
Rebecca Lopez reports
Dupree said many citizens might be shocked out how easy it is for young kids to get a hold of the high-powered weapons.

Could you define high powered for me please

"Oh sure, you can give a kid $300, $400 dollars and say, 'Here, go buy a gun,' and he'll be back in less than an hour with a gun," he said.

SURE...... 9th graders- the next big demographic in illegal arms sales. Not to mention street price on an AK is probably higher than $300-$400; that's a decent price in a legal exchange

Erica Hernandez said she agrees after her 13-year-old brother was placed in jail after she said he was armed with a 9-millimeter handgun and robbed a local vendor.

"Thirteen-years-old and he got a hold of anything he could get a hold of," she said.

That sentence is the work of a grammatical genius!

Some residents in Oak Cliff said they have seen more teenagers with guns as well.

"They get in a beef with somebody or an argument, they can just pop the trunk and take out guns and shoot," said resident Latasha Brown.

Recently, a 15-year-old Dallas girl was arrested and accused of robbing several banks over the last few months. Incidents such as those have authorities nervous.

"This type of fire power right here, you could stand off a division of law officers," Dupree said.



Law enforcement agencies said they are now targeting areas where there are guns and gangs in an attempt to get to the weapons before they end up in young hands.



I would fit into the catagory of "teen with High powered weapons"; I'm a teen, and I own an AK and a "high capacity" "9-millimeter" and it's amazing I haven't robbed or shot anyone!
Link Posted: 1/25/2006 4:02:57 PM EDT
I wish I'd had rifles like that when I was a teen.
Link Posted: 1/25/2006 4:02:58 PM EDT

Originally Posted By Beltfed:


"This is the clip of an AK-47 right here," Dupree said while he showed News 8 some of the confiscated weapons and ammunition. "These are hollow points right here."



I had no idea that AK rifles used "clips."




+1

Oh NO not HOLLOWPOINTS.

Link Posted: 1/25/2006 4:07:02 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 1/25/2006 4:11:15 PM EDT by TrashHeap]
I think the left (BRADY CAMP) is so scared that Alito may overturn the 89 MG limitations they are resorting to scare tactics again. Let me be the NOT first to say, america is on to them and their lies. The facts are out, more law abiding citizens with guns = less crime and or less criminals. The facts are clear. Any common sence minded person knows teenagers have had high powered long arms since they were made. Ever heard of youth hunting and target shooting.

I say, keep talking yourselves down into the hole Libtards....Keep talking.

I have no problem with the LEO disarming felons. I have a problem when THE MEDIA refuses to seperate the lawful from the criminal.

Link Posted: 1/25/2006 4:22:22 PM EDT
How bout some real news (TRUTH)


Guns, Gun Ownership, & RTC at All-Time Highs, Less "Gun Control," and Violent Crime at 30-Year Low


Guns.

The number of privately owned guns in the U.S. is at an all-time high. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (BATFE) estimates that there were about 215 million guns in 1999,1 when the number of new guns was averaging about 4.5 million (about 2%) annually.2 A report for the National Academy of Sciences put the 1999 figure at 258 million.3 According to the Bureau of Justice Statistics, there were 60.4 million approved (new and used) NICS firearm transactions between 1994 2004.4 The number of NICS checks for firearm purchases or permits increased 3.2% between 2003-2004.

Gun Owners.

The number of gun owners is also at an all-time high. The U.S. population is at an all-time high (294 million), and rises about 1% annually.5 Numerous surveys over the last 40+ years have found that almost half of all households have at least one gun owner.6 Some surveys since the late 1990s have indicated a smaller incidence of gun ownership,7 probably because of some respondents` concerns about "gun control," residually due, perhaps, to the anti-gun policies of the Clinton Administration.

Right-to-Carry.

The number of RTC states is at an all-time high, up from 10 in 1987 to 38 today.8 In 2004, states with RTC laws, compared to other states, had lower violent crime rates on average. Total violent crime was lower by 21%, murder by 28%, robbery by 43%, and aggravated assault by 13%.9

"Less Gun Control."

Violent crime has declined while many "gun control" laws have been eliminated or made less restrictive. Many states have eliminated prohibitory or restrictive carry laws, in favor of Right-to-Carry laws. The federal Brady Act`s waiting period on handgun sales ended in 1998, in favor of the NRA-supported National Instant Check, and some states thereafter eliminated waiting periods, purchase permit requirements, or other laws delaying gun sales. The federal "assault weapon" ban expired in 2004. All states now have hunter protection laws, 46 have range protection laws, 46 prohibit local jurisdictions from imposing gun laws more restrictive than state law, 44 protect the right to arms in their constitutions, and 33 prohibit frivolous lawsuits against the firearm industry.10

Studies by and for Congress, the Congressional Research Service, the Library of Congress, the National Institute of Justice, the National Academy of Sciences, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and even researchers who support "gun control," have found no evidence that "gun control" reduces crime.11

Crime.

The FBI reports that the nation`s total violent crime rate declined every year between 1991 2004.12 In 2004, the violent crime rate fell to a 30-year low, lower than any time since 1974. The murder rate fell to a 39-year low, lower than any time since 1965. The 2004 robbery and aggravated assault rates were lower than any time since 1968 and 1984, respectively. Since 1991, total violent crime has decreased 39%; murder and non-negligent manslaughter, 44%; rape, 24%; robbery, 50%; and aggravated assault, 33%.13 Between 2003-2004, the violent crime rate declined 2.2%.14 Concurrently, the most recent Bureau of Justice Statistics crime victimization survey found that violent crime is lower than anytime since 1973, when the first such survey was conducted.15

Notes

1. BATF, "Crime Gun Trace Reports (1999) National Report," Nov. 2000, p. ix (www.atf.gov/firearms/ycgii/1999/index.htm).
2. BATF, "Firearms Commerce in the United States 2001/2002" (www.atf.gov/pub/index.htm#Firearms).
3. National Research Council, Firearms and Violence: A Critical Review, National Academies Press, 2005.
4. BJS, "Background Checks for Firearm Transfers, 2004" (http://www.ojp.usdoj.gov./bjs/pub/pdf/bcft04.pdf).
5. Bureau of the Census (http://www.census.gov/popest/states/NST-ann-est.html).
6. Gary Kleck, Targeting Firearms, Aldine de Gruyter, 1997, pp. 94, 98-100.
7. E.g., BJS Sourcebook of Criminal Justice Statistics 2002, Table 2.58, (www.albany.edu/sourcebook/).
8. See NRA RTC fact sheet (within www.nraila.org/Issues/Filter.aspx?ID=003).
9. See FBI, Crime in the United States 2004 (http://www.fbi.gov/ucr/ucr.htm#cius) for state crime statistics.
10. See NRA-ILA Compendium of State Firearms Laws (www.nraila.org/media/misc/compendium.htm). Also, note that in October 2005, federal legislation prohibiting such lawsuits was signed into law.
11. Federal "assault weapon" ban: Roth, Koper, et al., Impact Evaluation of the Public Safety and Recreational Firearms Use Protection Act of 1994, March 13, 1997 (www.urban.org/url.cfm?ID=406797); Reedy and Koper, "Impact of handgun types on gun assault outcomes: a comparison of gun assaults involving semiautomatic pistols and revolvers," Injury Prevention 2003, (http://ip.bmjjournals.com/cgi/reprint/9/2/151); Koper et al., Report to the National Institute of Justice, An Updated Assessment of the Federal Assault Weapons Ban: Impacts on Gun Markets and Gun Violence, 1994-2003, June 2004 (www.sas.upenn.edu/jerrylee/jlc-new/Research/Koper_aw_final.pdf); Wm. J. Krouse, Congressional Research Service Report for Congress, "Semiautomatic Assault Weapons Ban," Dec. 16, 2004. "Gun control," generally: Library of Congress, Report for Congress: Firearms Regulations in Various Foreign Countries, May 1998, LL98-3, 97-2010; Task Force on Community Preventive Service, "First Reports Evaluating the Effectiveness of Strategies for Preventing Violence: Firearms Laws," Morbidity and Mortaility Weekly Report, Oct. 3, 2003 (www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/rr5214a2.htm); National Research Council, Firearms and Violence: A Critical Review, National Academies Press, 2005 (http://books.nap.edu/books/0309091241/html/index.html).
12. Note 9 and BJS (http://bjsdata.ojp.usdoj.gov/dataonline/). See also FBI (http://www.fbi.gov/pressrel/pressrel05/crimestat101705.htm).
13. Note 10. Condensed at www.nraila.org, click on "Research," then "Crime Statistics."
14. Note 12.
15. BJS (http://www.ojp.usdoj.gov./bjs/pub/press/cv04pr.htm).
Link Posted: 1/25/2006 4:24:32 PM EDT
Wonder where their parents are
Link Posted: 1/25/2006 4:25:56 PM EDT
teenager who reads ARFCOM > Incompetent police officer

Police officer who reads ARFCOM > teenager who reads ARFCOM

Link Posted: 1/25/2006 4:29:05 PM EDT
Those criminals just keep breaking the law, don't they?
Link Posted: 1/25/2006 4:29:37 PM EDT

Originally Posted By Tactical_Jew:

Police: Teens with high-powered weapons on rise
"They get in a beef with somebody or an argument, they can just pop the trunk and take out guns and shoot," said resident Latasha Brown.





Absolutly, Let's quote LATASHA she sounds like a fucking expert. The way people spew this BS is incredible, who do they think will find any of this 'news' or insightful in any way.
Link Posted: 1/25/2006 4:33:24 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 1/25/2006 4:34:35 PM EDT by Tromatic]
"This is the clip of an AK-47 right here," Dupree said while he showed News 8 some of the confiscated weapons and ammunition. "These are hollow points right here."

This is one of those cops that was relocated from NOLA, right? Why do you never hear a cop say something intelligent in these situations? I'm sure there are many, but they sure don't get the press.
Link Posted: 1/25/2006 4:40:22 PM EDT
Ignoring the "clip" and "high power" comments for a few moments..... around here we are runninginto an increaed number of lon guns being used by suspects. Usually its an SKS, AK clone, Hi-point carbine, and the occasional M1 carbine. Of course we still have a good mix of shotguns being brought into play, but I generaly see them being used less and less.
Link Posted: 1/25/2006 4:56:17 PM EDT
I make those teens look like pussies.
Link Posted: 1/25/2006 6:23:07 PM EDT

Originally Posted By Beltfed:


"This is the clip of an AK-47 right here," Dupree said while he showed News 8 some of the confiscated weapons and ammunition. "These are hollow points right here."



I had no idea that AK rifles used "clips."




Or were "High Powered"

Seems to me the M43 is an "Intermediate" cartridge


stupid asses
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