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Port Authority cop accused of owning 'Newtown'-style assault rifle
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Posted on 12/31/2012 4:38:43 PM PST by Red in Blue PA

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Port Authority cop Jeffrey Haner was busted on possession of two illegal assault weapons, including the same type of Bushmaster rifle used in the Newtown massacre, authorities said.

Ramsey, NJ, police said they took a total of 10 weapons from Haner after his wife asked for a temporary restraining order.

The 41-year-old cop, who works at the George Washington Bridge and made $175,000 last year, also had eight legal guns, including two handguns, Ramsey police said.

But Haner’s .223-caliber Bushmaster and Chinese-made Norinco rifle were fitted with accessories including flash suppressors that made them illegal assault weapons under New Jersey law, police said.

He was charged on Dec. 21 with two counts of possessing an assault weapon without a permit, police said. The maximum penalty for each charge is five years in prison.

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WTF is wrong with this country?

Guns are legal. The 2A is the law of the land.

1 posted on 12/31/2012 4:38:52 PM PST by Red in Blue PA
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To: Red in Blue PA

And even though the Bushmaster was at Sandy Hook it was not used just slung over. He used hand guns, right?


2 posted on 12/31/2012 4:40:39 PM PST by SkyDancer (Live your life in such a way that the Westboro church will want to picket your funeral.)
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To: Red in Blue PA
made $175,000 last year

Unbelievable!

3 posted on 12/31/2012 4:41:11 PM PST by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both)
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4 posted on 12/31/2012 4:42:57 PM PST by narses
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To: SkyDancer

I thought I saw pics of the cops taking the rifle out of the car, so he didn’t even have it with him.


5 posted on 12/31/2012 4:43:05 PM PST by Wisconsinlady (The only thing to stop a bad person with a gun, is a good person with a gun.)
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6 posted on 12/31/2012 4:43:26 PM PST by narses
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7 posted on 12/31/2012 4:44:26 PM PST by narses
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To: Red in Blue PA

Don’t feel sorry for this donut eater. He’d be more them happy to enforce the same law that just got him.


8 posted on 12/31/2012 4:45:14 PM PST by redreno (Americans don't go Gault. Americans go Postal.)
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To: Wisconsinlady

Exactly and all the media is saying was he had an assault rifle or used one which was wrong I think.


9 posted on 12/31/2012 4:46:11 PM PST by SkyDancer (Live your life in such a way that the Westboro church will want to picket your funeral.)
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To: Red in Blue PA

Good. I hope they toss his cop ass into prison for the maximum term. The people who enforce these ridiculous, unconstitutional laws need to start getting the same penalties Joe Citizen would.


10 posted on 12/31/2012 4:47:10 PM PST by Lurker (Violence is rarely the answer. But when it is it is the only answer.)
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To: BenLurkin

Unreal. I should have been a doughnut chomper with a badge.


11 posted on 12/31/2012 4:48:30 PM PST by wally_bert (There are no winners in a game of losers. I'm Tommy Joyce, welcome to the Oriental Lounge.)
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To: SkyDancer

No. He used the Bushmaster to kill everyone. He only used the handgun to commit suicide.


12 posted on 12/31/2012 4:49:01 PM PST by DallasSun
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To: SkyDancer

Medical examiner says all fatalities were .223, handguns not used. He had a shotgun in his trunk. This is Official Reality, we may have seen other things.


13 posted on 12/31/2012 4:50:57 PM PST by DBrow
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To: DallasSun

I saw a photo of the Bushmaster still in the trunk.
He did not use the rifle only pistols.


14 posted on 12/31/2012 4:52:26 PM PST by Conserev1
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To: Red in Blue PA
WTF is wrong with this country?

It ain't just the 2nd. Amendment,.....

The 41-year-old cop, ... made $175,000 last year,

15 posted on 12/31/2012 4:54:29 PM PST by Hot Tabasco (Jab her with a harpoon.....)
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To: SkyDancer

This is a stupid A** law. Why the people of NY/NJ put up with this crap I will never understand.
But now a question. Why did the wife ask for a TRO? Did she has a valid reason for asking for one or was this just an automatic request from the lawyer? If no reason and the lawyer just does this automatically, someone needs to introduce him to the fat end of a Louisville slugger.
This TRO business is crap to someone who owns firearms. Just because the wife wants to get even or the lawyer is too eager to show he is working, someone’s firearms collections can be “stolen” and it could be months, maybe years before it is returned. And in what condition(remember New Orleans?)
Just a end of the year rant. Happy New years everyone.


16 posted on 12/31/2012 4:55:40 PM PST by rustyboots
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To: BenLurkin

175 large for being as glorified toll collector??????


17 posted on 12/31/2012 4:55:40 PM PST by wrench (I want my country back)
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To: Wisconsinlady

I saw a Saiga being taken out of the trunk.


18 posted on 12/31/2012 4:56:12 PM PST by ltc8k6
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To: Conserev1

That was a shotgun in the trunk, watch the video of them unloading the shells out of it.


19 posted on 12/31/2012 4:56:59 PM PST by sleddogs
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To: Conserev1

No. The coroner said all of the dead were killed with the Bushmaster. The handgun was used only for the suicide. Also, the police chief said the same. The children all had from three to eleven wounds per....all by the Bushmaster. Only one shot was from the Bushmaster and it was the suicide shot. This has to be easy to research. It was even in my local san antonio paper. Though common sense tells you...three to eleven shots per body...that was not a handgun. That was the bushmaster.


20 posted on 12/31/2012 4:57:29 PM PST by DallasSun
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To: Wisconsinlady; SkyDancer

The ME’s presser said he used the .223 for all murders; handguns never used. The long gun in the trunk was a shotgun. I posted vid of cops racking-out shells.

My 12/29 post:

According to the ME’s presser, he used to AR-15 to do all the killings. They found another long gun in the trunk. Look at the shells being racked-out; looks like 12ga.

This article says he had the AR-15 and 2 handguns w/ him, and a shotgun was found in the car:

http://www.foxnews.com/us/2012/12/16/at-least-26-dead-in-shooting-at-connecticut-school/

and

http://news.yahoo.com/blogs/lookout/medical-examiner-sandy-hook-victims-died-multiple-gunshot-211722237.html

Here’s the vid of the long gun in the mother’s car’s trunk:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wLrxSgkqJQc


21 posted on 12/31/2012 4:58:37 PM PST by carriage_hill (Have A Happy & Healthy New Year!)
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To: DallasSun

It’s still so convoluted as to what he used to kill all those people with. The MSM never gets anything right the first time nor several times later. Some say handgun some say the .223 was in the trunk of his car.


22 posted on 12/31/2012 4:59:09 PM PST by SkyDancer (Live your life in such a way that the Westboro church will want to picket your funeral.)
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To: DBrow

And some news reports said that the .223 was in the trunk or slung on his back. Who’s to say what anymore?


23 posted on 12/31/2012 5:00:14 PM PST by SkyDancer (Live your life in such a way that the Westboro church will want to picket your funeral.)
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To: SkyDancer

The media reports are all over the place on this. A coroners report stated that the victims had gunshot wounds from a high powered rifle.


24 posted on 12/31/2012 5:00:51 PM PST by pfflier
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To: Red in Blue PA

And did those flash suppressors and other accessories make those weapons more deadly?

Would their removal have made it ‘safer’ to be shot by them?


25 posted on 12/31/2012 5:01:17 PM PST by Right Wing Assault (Dick Obama is more inexperienced now than he was before he was elected.)
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To: carriage_hill

Okay, I suppose. The ME would be the correct source.


26 posted on 12/31/2012 5:01:17 PM PST by SkyDancer (Live your life in such a way that the Westboro church will want to picket your funeral.)
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To: pfflier

It’s so sad that the MSM has to go all over the place just to scoop another source. And lie continually over it.


27 posted on 12/31/2012 5:02:35 PM PST by SkyDancer (Live your life in such a way that the Westboro church will want to picket your funeral.)
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To: SkyDancer

I am going to go with the coroner and the chief of police during the news conference. Plus....that is way too many shots per person to have been the handgun.


28 posted on 12/31/2012 5:02:35 PM PST by DallasSun
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To: Wisconsinlady

The reports say he left the rifle in the car, but the kids were killed by rounds from the Bushmaster.


29 posted on 12/31/2012 5:02:59 PM PST by gitmo ( If your theology doesn't become your biography it's useless.)
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To: Red in Blue PA

Did he have a 30 round clip???


30 posted on 12/31/2012 5:03:42 PM PST by Steven Tyler
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To: redreno
He’d be more them happy to enforce the same law that just got him.
Yes, he would. Not only that, his wife was happy with the privileges provided to a cop's spouse...until she wanted to get rid of him. She's probably getting it with one of his partners.
31 posted on 12/31/2012 5:05:24 PM PST by Half Vast Conspiracy (I made a prank call...pretended I was a mime.)
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To: SkyDancer

Also, the first responders.....the first officers said when they entered the school...they heard automatic weapon fire..they knew it was a high powered rifle. The sound is entirely different. Especially to their trained ears...it would have been to mine also. Though not trained as they are.


32 posted on 12/31/2012 5:07:34 PM PST by DallasSun
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To: Red in Blue PA
The 2A is the law of the land.

Not in New Jersey.

33 posted on 12/31/2012 5:08:54 PM PST by smokingfrog ( sleep with one eye open (<o> ---)
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To: DallasSun

So you are saying that he had fully automatic machine gun?

Interesting.


34 posted on 12/31/2012 5:09:56 PM PST by chris37 (Heartless.)
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To: pfflier
A .223 is not a high powered rifle... it is actually one of the smallest calibers available... there are some .17 caliber varmint rifles and a few other rare small calibers but the .223 compared to a 30-06 or a .308 is a pop gun caliber. There are many calibers above those two that are far more powerful and are used in hunting Bear and Elk. If they lie about that... they will lie about anything... and they do. Trust no one.

LLS

35 posted on 12/31/2012 5:10:51 PM PST by LibLieSlayer (FROM MY COLD, DEAD HANDS!)
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To: chris37

I am saying he killed everyone with the bushmaster. Not the handgun. This is per the coroner and the police chief..and the first responders. They knew exactly what they were hearing when they heard it. I would too. There is no doubt.


36 posted on 12/31/2012 5:11:57 PM PST by DallasSun
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To: DallasSun

They were semi auto pistols as was the rifle. They could not have heard automatic fire... there were no autos there.

LLS


37 posted on 12/31/2012 5:13:47 PM PST by LibLieSlayer (FROM MY COLD, DEAD HANDS!)
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To: rustyboots
But now a question. Why did the wife ask for a TRO? Did she has a valid reason for asking for one or was this just an automatic request from the lawyer?

Pretty much standard procedure. It gets the name on the NICS register, which is what they really want to do. That guy will have to go on a waiting list to purchase any kind of gun, anywhere in the USSA. For the rest of his life.

38 posted on 12/31/2012 5:14:10 PM PST by Cyber Liberty (Obama considers the Third World morally superior to the United States.)
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To: Steven Tyler

Clip? What’s a “clip?”


39 posted on 12/31/2012 5:15:52 PM PST by Cyber Liberty (Obama considers the Third World morally superior to the United States.)
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To: Red in Blue PA
An "assault weapon" in my book is something fully-automatic that burns calibers beginning with 3, 4, or 5.

That .22 stuff is for plinkers.

40 posted on 12/31/2012 5:16:40 PM PST by elkfersupper ( Member of the Original Defiant Class)
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To: LibLieSlayer

The coroner and the police chief said he used the bushmaster to kill everyone...One shot was fired from the handgun. Also..three to eleven shots per person...that was NOT from a handgun...the first responders knew this was a high powered rifle being fired...you know it when you hear it. It was NOT a handgun...again...think about it...three to eleven shots per person. Not a handgun. Plus the coroner...and the chief of police chief said he killed everyone with the bushmaster..Not handguns. But you knew that when you heard how many shots were fired in to each body. Research the coroner’s news conference. Or the first responders. Or the police chief.


41 posted on 12/31/2012 5:17:37 PM PST by DallasSun
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To: elkfersupper

Maybe .22s have “clips.”


42 posted on 12/31/2012 5:17:56 PM PST by Cyber Liberty (Obama considers the Third World morally superior to the United States.)
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To: DallasSun

They also said there was a second shooter running through the woods. They said they caught him.


43 posted on 12/31/2012 5:18:39 PM PST by gitmo ( If your theology doesn't become your biography it's useless.)
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To: Red in Blue PA
... rifles were fitted with accessories including flash suppressors that made them illegal assault weapons under New Jersey law, police said.

That is completely hideous. Existing federal laws are bad enough, but NJ is completely wacked. Under federal law you can build an AR with a 14" barrel with a flash suppressor pinned and welded to the barrel, increasing the barrel length to 16". This technique takes what the ATF would consider a short barrel rifle (SBR) to a length that is no longer considered an SBR.

For the life of me I can't see any logic for an SBR being a particular length. In general SBRs increase a person's maneuverability in tight spaces, like getting in and out of vehicles, but the trade off is less accuracy. It is legal to own an SBR, but it has to be registered with the government and $200 tax stamp has to be purchased. As for the flash suppressor law in NJ, that makes little sense. That does little, if anything, to increase accuracy. Stupid me, but I equate accuracy to lethality. A compensator may help accuracy on multiple shots if a shooter is too much a wus to control an iddy-biddy 5.56 mm. If anything a compensator will piss off others at the range because the increased volume (bang). Otherwise flash suppressors and compensators are cosmetic.

Before the last election and the CT shooting I was really hoping that some gun laws would be repealed (state and federal). I would really like to shoot with a silencer; not because it looks cool, but because of safety reasons ... not losing my hearing. While it is legal to own a silencer, you also have to pay tribute to the federal government, and in PA you cannot hunt with a silencer. Nothing like the ring in your ears after you just shot a deer. No chance that those laws will change anytime soon.

44 posted on 12/31/2012 5:20:03 PM PST by ConservativeInPA (It is impossible to have a good faith negotiations with terrorists or any Muslim.)
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To: Red in Blue PA
WTF is wrong with this country?

When a cop makes: "cop, who works at the George Washington Bridge and made $175,000 last year" THAT is what is wrong with this country. How many makers had to toil to support this taker?

45 posted on 12/31/2012 5:20:51 PM PST by from occupied ga (Your government is your most dangerous enemy)
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To: gitmo

I just googled ..what weapon was used in Newtown. It came right up. It was the Bushmaster. Anyone who knows anything about guns knows this was no handgun. This was a high powered rifle. And the coroner said it. The police chief said it. The first responders said it. No one thinks this was done with a handgun.


46 posted on 12/31/2012 5:21:05 PM PST by DallasSun
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To: DallasSun

I would too,

I have an AR-15.

It sounds exactly like a semi-automatic rifle that fires a small caliber projectile.


47 posted on 12/31/2012 5:21:17 PM PST by chris37 (Heartless.)
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To: LibLieSlayer

See my above post. Research it. It is easy. Plus, again, common sense tells anyone who knows anything about guns..this was not done with a handgun. You do not believe the coroner, the police chief or the first responders? Why not? I get it now. You are not arguing with me. You are arguing with the officials who were there for your own reasons. Boy, am I slow. You know well this was not done with a handgun.


48 posted on 12/31/2012 5:23:14 PM PST by DallasSun
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To: DallasSun
Especially to their trained ears..

Huh? The train with automatic weapons? First I ever heard of this.

49 posted on 12/31/2012 5:25:03 PM PST by raybbr (People who still support Obama are either a Marxist or a moron.)
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To: from occupied ga

Yeah, when I saw that he made 175k, I thought to myself that I had chosen the wrong occupation.


50 posted on 12/31/2012 5:28:15 PM PST by 3Fingas (Sons and Daughters of Freedom, Committee of Correspondence)
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