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New Black Panther leaderís gun charges dropped
ajc.com ^ | August 28, 2013 | Marcus K. Garner

Posted on 08/28/2013 6:05:41 PM PDT by Tailgunner Joe

Gun charges against a new Black Panther Party leader have been dropped, court officials said.

After pleading guilty in Gwinnett County last year to writing a bad check for $3,000, a felony, Hashim Nzinga was arrested for selling a gun at a DeKalb County pawn shop, authorities said.

It is illegal in Georgia for a convicted felon to have a gun, and Nzinga, 49, was charged with possession of a firearm by a convicted felon and arrested on March 26.

Last week, DeKalb County prosecutors dismissed the charge.

Nzinga hadn’t been told he shouldn’t own a firearm, DeKalb Assistant District Attorney Helen Peters told the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

“I got confirmation from Gwinnett that he wasn’t notified of his rights until after he sold the gun,” Peters said.

Days before Nzinga’s arrest, the Stone Mountain father of six and chief of staff of the New Black Panther Party told the news media the organization was offering a $10,000 bounty for the “citizen’s arrest” of George Zimmerman, who admitted to killing unarmed 17-year-old Trayvon Martin in self-defense last year in Sanford, Fla.

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TOPICS: US: Georgia
KEYWORDS: banglist; corruption; guncontrol; hashimnzinga; holderspeople; secondamendment
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1 posted on 08/28/2013 6:05:41 PM PDT by Tailgunner Joe
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To: Tailgunner Joe

All the pissing and moaning about gun control and this guy walks


2 posted on 08/28/2013 6:07:59 PM PDT by morphing libertarian
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To: Tailgunner Joe

Do I smell a “fix” or just sheer incompetence? But then, again, Georgia is a Democratic state so it is probably both.


3 posted on 08/28/2013 6:08:22 PM PDT by MadMax, the Grinning Reaper
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To: Tailgunner Joe

That’s the influence of the “Just Us” Department.


4 posted on 08/28/2013 6:08:46 PM PDT by muir_redwoods (Don't fire until you see the blue of their helmets)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

Just try that “hadn’t been told” defense if you are a cracker and see how far it gets you.........


5 posted on 08/28/2013 6:08:52 PM PDT by doorgunner69
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To: MadMax, the Grinning Reaper

A phone call from Eric Holder to let him go, I’ll bet.


6 posted on 08/28/2013 6:09:44 PM PDT by GeorgeWashingtonsGhost
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To: Tailgunner Joe

Ignorance of the law....yadda


7 posted on 08/28/2013 6:10:43 PM PDT by MrBambaLaMamba (Obama lies, smokes, blasphemes, eats pork, reads your mail, eavesdrops and drinks during Ramadan)
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To: GeorgeWashingtonsGhost

That could be the “fix”. Holder The Fixer!


8 posted on 08/28/2013 6:12:00 PM PDT by MadMax, the Grinning Reaper
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To: MadMax, the Grinning Reaper

Do I smell a “fix” or just sheer incompetence? But then, again, Georgia is a Democratic state so it is probably both.


When did Georgia turn Democrat again?


9 posted on 08/28/2013 6:12:20 PM PDT by Hotlanta Mike ("Governing a great nation is like cooking a small fish - too much handling will spoil it." Lao Tzu)
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To: Tailgunner Joe
Hashim Nzinga ...see what happens when you smoke crack and play scrabble!
10 posted on 08/28/2013 6:13:04 PM PDT by Baynative (Lord, keep your arm around my shoulder and your hand over my mouth.)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

Holder, the DOJ and Obamalamadingdong’s America


11 posted on 08/28/2013 6:13:17 PM PDT by SkyDancer (A white woman would be accused of racism if she gave birth to a white baby.)
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To: GeorgeWashingtonsGhost

Absolutely. But George Zimmerman getting his gun back, that’s another issue entirely...


12 posted on 08/28/2013 6:13:18 PM PDT by Hotlanta Mike ("Governing a great nation is like cooking a small fish - too much handling will spoil it." Lao Tzu)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

It smells like Eric the Holder got to the “prosecutors” and made them an offer they couldn’t refuse.


13 posted on 08/28/2013 6:13:33 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (The time for impeachment has come.)
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14 posted on 08/28/2013 6:14:48 PM PDT by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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To: Tailgunner Joe

I find it hard to believe that hardly anyone doesn’t know about felons and guns, but especially gun oriented, violent, gun owning felons, that are leaders of militant groups.


15 posted on 08/28/2013 6:15:46 PM PDT by ansel12 (Obama-[obamacare] "used to be a Republican idea. There's a governor of Massachusetts who set it up.")
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To: Tailgunner Joe

Notified of his rights.... as a FELON? He already knew he was a felon, and couldn’t possess much less sell a firearm. There was NO formal need to “notify” him of his “lack” of rights. There is no mystery here. This is BS PC crap from a scared DA.


16 posted on 08/28/2013 6:17:03 PM PDT by John S Mosby (Sic Semper Tyrannis)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

so much for that whole ignorance of the law is no excuse thing...
17 posted on 08/28/2013 6:18:14 PM PDT by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

This is not Miranda rights, but legal advice. Ignorance of the law is NEVER an excuse.


18 posted on 08/28/2013 6:18:19 PM PDT by expat1000
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To: FlingWingFlyer
It smells like Eric the Holder got to the “prosecutors” and made them an offer they couldn’t refuse.

I wonder if they were threatened, or the "fixer" has something on them?

19 posted on 08/28/2013 6:20:12 PM PDT by Mark17 (Yesterday I couldn't spell it. Today I are one, a creepy a$$ cracker)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

He’s either illiterate or didn’t listen to the judge and read the sentencing and final disposition document. I suspect he’s just an illiterate moron.


20 posted on 08/28/2013 6:20:33 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (The time for impeachment has come.)
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