Skip to comments.Combat Veteran Arrested In New York: Charged With 5 Felonies For Possession of AR Magazines
Posted on 02/01/2013 5:39:12 AM PST by broken_arrow1
In the latest attack on the American people, a decorated War Hero has been arrested and charged with five counts of third degree criminal possession of a weapon, for having empty 30 round AR-15 Magazines in his vehicle.
On Sunday January 6th Staff Sgt. Nathan Haddad, a decorated combat veteran, was driving through Jefferson County New York when he was randomly pulled over for a vehicle check. Haddad, who had five 30 round empty magazines in his possession, was arrested by the Jefferson County Sheriffs Department and charged with five felony counts.
According to Haddads brother, Michael Haddad, Nathan thought these magazines were legally made before the New York Assault Weapons Ban. When Nathan Haddad was arrested the new ban had not even been fully enacted yet.
This is not a criminal, this is not some thug looking to hurt people; this is a decorated combat veteran who was recently honored by the Philadelphia chapter of Blue Star Mothers and the Union Leagues Armed Services Council for helping disabled vets get back on their feet. Whats happening to Army veteran Nate Haddad is an absolute attack on liberty. Here we have a man who honorably served his country, who was trusted with weaponry that far exceeded anything he was carrying, that now finds himself facing the possibility of spending years in prison.
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:: driving through Jefferson County New York when he was randomly pulled over for a vehicle check ::
I’ll take “Probable Cause” for $500, Alex.
These type of arrests are going to the SC eventually.
Well, I certainly feel safer already...
Thank you democrats and liberals!
Cops should know better than to arrest folks for brandishing an unloaded magazine.
They have found their example.
Were they just laying out on the seat? If so, you would think that with all the recent publicity about that specific thing, he would have them in a case or bag or something.
Anyone from there know what these random vehicle checks include?
These vehicle checks have been going on for decades in New York.
I was stopped on a freeway on-ramp and questioned intensely if I had any weapons in the car (I have Pennsylvania plates and an NRA plate-holder.
Such stops are perfectly legal thanks to MADD who started this with DUI checkpoints.
This is why many FReepers understand that the war on drunk driving has removed more liberties than most people understand.
“probable cause” was probably a Gadsden flag bumper sticker, or perhaps “molon labe”.
"The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be violated, and no Warrants shall issue, but upon probable cause, supported by Oath or affirmation, and particularly describing the place to be searched, and the persons or things to be seized." - U.S. Constitution. Amendment IV
We allowed "Sobriety Checkpoints" for safety's sake. It was just a short step from there to "random vehicle checks". Both were just veiled excuses for unconstitutional fishing expeditions.
He set the cops up
When can we start randomly checking LEOs and elected officials?
TV reporter can brandish a 30 rd mag on TV in Wash DC, cops in DC gingerly explore with TV station attorney’s to determine if they can arrest reporter. Little people like us are immediately arrested and face charges, while the elites go unmolested and their attorney’s can talk with the approaching investigators. OWS is right, there is a 1 percent in this country that own most of the wealth and treated like royalty.
Do they go through your vehicle? Did they go through your belongings and open up any bags or containers?
And so it begins, the criminalization of honest citizens while felons remain unaffected. Time for the NRA and other gun support groups to step in and prove their worth!
Do you mind if we search your vehicle?
Yes sir I do mind, show me your warant.
We need to support this guy and others in commieland.
With our lives if necessary.....
Just a little clarification there...
No Boomer, it’s time for all freedom loving true Americans to stand up and take the country back.
It’s agonizing to watch this from the outside. I don’t understand what people are waiting for.
Were those mags pre-94 or new ones. I think the possession of pre 94 mags is ok until Apr 15 this year or January of next (cant remember).