Skip to comments.LA Gun Task Force Serves another Search Warrant
Posted on 09/24/2006 9:09:43 PM PDT by freepatriot32
The LA County Gun Task Force has served another search warrant on the home of another member of the fifty caliber community. On Monday September 18th, eighteen police cars swarmed the neighborhood where the FCSA member lives and served a search warrant signed by Judge Steven Kleifield of the LA County Superior Court. The officers were at the residence for several hours and confiscated all semi-automatic firearms belonging to the victim.
The probable cause for issuing the search warrant was not available in the body of the affidavit so the reason for the search is unknown at this time. It should be noted the LA Gun Task Force used "High Risk" entry tactics by sending a SWAT Entry team to make the initial entry into the victim's residence. Gun owners in LA County need to be prepared to expect these kinds of entry tactics and respond to commands from any officers if you are contacted.
FCI wants everyone to be aware that the LA County Gun Task Force is lead by agents from BATFE; LAPD and LASO. They appear to have focused their attention on members of the fifty caliber community and are aggressively trying to arrest law abiding citizens for just being "Gun Owners".
In the situation that occurred this past Monday the victim had his entire firearms collection seized and he was told charges are going to be filed because he had in his possession linked ammunition in quantities of more than 10 rounds of ammunition at a time. This has been interpreted as a violation of the "High Capacity Magazine" portion of the Assault Weapons Act in CA. The victim owns a Semi-auto M2; a semi-auto M3 and a 30 caliber semi-auto 1919
Everyone living in California needs to pay attention to what is happening in Los Angeles. This can happen to you simply because someone who knows about your firearms calls the LA Gun Task Force and gives them information they interpret as a violation of the Draconian Gun Laws they have been passing for the last five years.
We are asking everyone to review what you have in your gun safe or workshop. Take the time to find out what is against the law and what is not. Remember, our first reported incident was over a flash hider on an M-1A and some armor piercing projectiles. Don't let this happen to YOU.
We are not able to identify the person involved in the incident on Monday or give you any more info about the circumstances about what occurred at this time. We will advise and update as we can.
John Burtt, Chmn FCI
The courts? you mean the 9th Circus Court of BS?
Arnold's state courts are just as bad.
Re:Warrant signed by Superior Court judge.
How ironic. I was married to a California superior court judge. He Always carried a gun, not for protection but just because he was a gun nut. He had no permit and no qualms.
We really do have different standards of justice for different prople.
This is what I pay my NRA dues to fight. It is an idal case for the NRA to fight in court. Go after the folk for abuse of power.
But "the police are on our side" or so I've been told by numerous freepers. And they've also told me "It's only the police upper echelons who are anti-gun"
How come all the police who are "on our side" didn't call in sick for this?
Be afraid. Be very afraid.
If you haven't done anything wrong, you have nothing to be afraid of < /sarcasm>
In California, they do this to people who have fireworks, not to mention anyone who owns guns.
The gun owner could sue in Federal court because the execution of the warrant involved a federal agency.
We are so screwed...
It is like Bill Clinton and Janet Reno are still controlling the ATF.
Same company, different management.
Sue for what? DO you think that any police are ever going to be found guilty of violating civil rights etc. when gunowners are being screwed?
"Gun owners in LA County need to be prepared to expect these kinds of entry tactics and respond to commands from any officers if you are contacted."
The sheer arrogance of these thugs. Grovel before me.
It worked in NOLA after Katrina.
"I can not believe that Police officers and BATFE officers have rationalized their thugary."
Where have you been the last 20 years?
"The gun owner could sue in Federal court because the execution of the warrant involved a federal agency."
Nope. The BATFE was called in for "illegal" ammunition which was possibly explosive. They will find a way to finagle this to their advantage everytime. They're not in the business of defending the constitution or the BOR.