Skip to comments.DHS Raids Gun Collector – Confiscates Nearly 1,500 Guns – No Charges Filed.
Posted on 02/02/2013 5:11:39 PM PST by barmag25
On Wednesday, the Department of Homeland Security, along with a SWAT team and Bernalillo County sheriffs deputies raided the home of Robert Adams in Albuquerque, New Mexico and, according to a federal search warrant affidavit the raid seized nearly 1,500 firearms from the mans home and business. However, no charges have been filed against him, despite the fact that court documents reveal that agents had been watching Adams for years. By Wednesday afternoon dozens of rifles were hauled out of the house, bagged as evidence and laid out on the lawn. According to search warrants that were filed on Thursday Homeland Security Investigations confiscated nearly 900 firearms from Adams home, 548 handguns and 317 rifles. They also seized 599 pistols and revolvers from his office. Neighbors say that he was a firearms collector and some indicated that he was also a licensed gun seller. No confirmation of that has been forthcoming. While having been watched for years and no charges filed as they seized Adams firearms, Federal investigators are saying that they are investigating him for gun smuggling, tax evasion, violating importation laws.
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It has begun.
Cynical I am maybe, but I give high odds on a harassment operation meant to make the Bummer government look good (and BATFE may have even said the time was not ripe for such a raid and gotten overruled), rather than any “smoking gun” (pardon the pun) having been found blaming the fellow for genuine wrongdoing.
Maybe they were so busy watching him that they had no time to catch all those walked guns before they went to Mexico. Yeah that’s the ticket.
Even if he is found innocent, the guns will be destroyed before he can get them back.
OK, we need usable definitions for the various configurations of short guns.
they’ll figure out the charges later. what’s the difference? with all the effing laws on the books they’ve made the law-abiding into criminals.
i wish the people down there would have given it to the confiscators.
Resulting in a huge lawsuit which will probably fall in the lap of a Republican administration (I don’t think Obama expects his act to be followed).
looks to be the same guy.
Believe it or not we actually used to have people called Attorney general’s that would stop FELONY KIDNAPPING and FELONY ARMED ROBBERY CRIMES like this, especially when the perpetrators are Government Employees. Nothing prevents the STATE from Prosecuting every last person involved. Arrest them, remanded without bail, General Population, hell your local County DA could do it also. No charges?? No Allegation of a Crime , can you say BOGUS Warrant?? And people wonder why I would trust the average criminal gang banger before I would trust ANYONE WITH A BADGE.
Remember last year, when they busted all those old guys in Michigan (I think), saying they were violent militia guys? There were maybe 100 charges or more.
They got off SCOTT-FREE, they had done nothing wrong at all.
They were just some guys who frequented some local range —that’s it.
MORE OF THE SAME, I’ll bet. He’s probably a great guy, and law-abiding.
I think I see a pattern forming.
I thought sheriffs' departments weren't going to do the sort of thing.
Gun smuggling is under BATFE, tax evasion under IRS, and import laws is under ICE.
Why the hell is DHS doing the raid and not the respective departments if this guy was actually being investigated for any of these probably fake charges.
Charges? We don’t need no stinkin’ charges.
I’ve been censored ONE time here at FR, and at the beginning of Obama’s first term I raised this question:
“Can anyone name a prominent African leader —anywhere, and in all world history— who did not turn out to be a dictator and thief...?”
And the answers I got were MLK, Mandela, and some Ethiopian from 300 years ago, or something.
Can u add to my list? Cuz Obama and his henchmen are NOT on it....
“Handguns” is the broader category, and pistols and revolvers are separate types of handguns. According to Wikipedia, a pistol has the chamber integrated with the barrel, unlike a revolver.
“Handguns” and “pistols and revolvers” are synonyms. They seized 548 handguns from the home and 599 handguns from the office.
DHS needs to justify the billion rounds of ammo they’re hoarding.
It would appear that way. This has the potential to end very badly, but I will not say what I really think.