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Theft of Firearm from Federally Licensed Gun Dealer leads client to a Four (4) Year Prison Sentence


Client was intoxicated on pills walked into a federally licensed gun dealership and stole a handgun. Luckily for the client he was not killed or shot in the incident. He was apprehend with no problems and awoke the next morning in the Coshocton County Jail cell with no memory of why he was there. The Client was charged with a felony of the first degree, which carries a possible penalty of three (3) years up to ten (10) years in a State Prison and a $20,000.00 fine. Attorney Zachuary Meranda conducted plea negotiations on behalf of his client and was able to obtain a four (4) years prison sentence with an agreement of possible Judicial Release when the time arises. The client was extremely happy considering the facts and circumstances of the case and his prior criminal history. Hopefully the client will take this time to address his drug dependency issues so that when he is released he can be a productive citizen. If you need an attorney for a drug case in Columbus, call our office today!