Unlawful Possession of Ammunition- Federal

FEDERAL UNLAWFUL POSSESSION OF AMMUNITION CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY- ALEXANDRIA, HARRISONBURG, RICHMOND, CHARLOTTESVILLE, GREENBELT, BALTIMORE, WASHINGTON, DC, NORFOLK, ROANOKE

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Federal Unlawful Possession of Ammunition- 18 U.S.C. 922(g)

In order to sustain its burden of proof for the federal drug crime of unlawful possession of ammunition by a felon or prohibited person, the government must prove the following three (3) essential elements beyond a reasonable doubt: the Accused knowingly possessed ammunition; and (2) the ammuntion was shipped or transported from one state to another or from a foreign nation to the United States; and (3) at the time the Accused possessed the ammunition, the Accused was prohibited from possessing ammunition.

The fact that the Accused had no knowledge of his or her status as a prohibited person can be a defense.

The fact that the Accused had no knowledge that the ammuntion in travelled in interstate commerce can be a defense.

 
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