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Mon Apr 8, 2013, 12:42 PM

Fla. man accused of having guns on Capitol grounds

Source: Associated Press

Fla. man accused of having guns on Capitol grounds
| April 8, 2013 | Updated: April 8, 2013 5:14am

WASHINGTON (AP) A Florida man is under arrest after police say he brought unregistered guns and ammunition onto the grounds of the U.S. Capitol Building.

U.S. Capitol Police say 59-year-old Ty Carroll Mitchum of Clearwater, Fla., was arrested after officers encountered him outside the building Sunday afternoon and searched his car.

Police say Mitchum told officers that he had guns in his car, which was parked near the Capitol. Police say officers searching the car found three firearms and several rounds of ammunition.

Mitchum, who was taken to Capitol Police headquarters for processing, has been charged with possession of an unregistered firearm and ammunition.


Read more: http://www.chron.com/news/crime/article/Fla-man-accused-of-having-guns-on-Capitol-grounds-4417215.php

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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Mon Apr 8, 2013, 12:49 PM

1. Tyranny!...

...to crazy people.

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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Mon Apr 8, 2013, 12:49 PM

2. Florida does not have firearm registration

So how exactly is he supposed to register them?

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Response to RantinRavin (Reply #2)

Mon Apr 8, 2013, 12:54 PM

3. When did they move the U.S. Capital to Florida? nt

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Response to onehandle (Reply #3)

Mon Apr 8, 2013, 01:02 PM

4. Um, it said "Florida Man", not "Man in Florida"

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Response to brooklynite (Reply #4)

Mon Apr 8, 2013, 01:47 PM

8. Yes.

I know.

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Response to RantinRavin (Reply #2)

Mon Apr 8, 2013, 01:03 PM

5. Maybe he should forget dragging his firearms from Florida to Washington, D.C. n/t

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Response to RantinRavin (Reply #2)

Mon Apr 8, 2013, 01:20 PM

6. That's his problem. Leave the unregistered guns in Florida. nt

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Response to RantinRavin (Reply #2)

Mon Apr 8, 2013, 01:54 PM

10. It is up to the gun owner to know other state and cities laws

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Response to RantinRavin (Reply #2)

Mon Apr 8, 2013, 01:55 PM

11. He can leave them in FL and not bring them to DC. Then he doesn't have to

worry his pretty little head about registration. Nor do you.

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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Mon Apr 8, 2013, 01:44 PM

7. But Congress LOVES Guns and Ammo!!!!! nt

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Response to valerief (Reply #7)

Mon Apr 8, 2013, 01:51 PM

9. Yeah. Boehner should sponsor a, 'Random People On The Street, Bring In Your Gun Day'...

If he doesn't, I will totally question his 2nd Amendment faith.

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Response to onehandle (Reply #9)

Mon Apr 8, 2013, 03:56 PM

12. Should be called a heretic to the 2A faithful if he doesn't allow it...

Remember the NRA spiel about how 'Obama has secret service with guns for his girls but won't let you have them?'

Boehner has the capitol police to protect him, but the GOP wants gunz in every state house, school and outhouse - why would he object?

Is it possible that a little bit of regulation to protect Boehner's old hide is a good thing, now? Uh, Mr. Boehner? Uh, uh?

Really, after all we've had to listen to:



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Response to valerief (Reply #7)

Tue Apr 9, 2013, 09:58 AM

15. so true, even as they have the best security our tax $ can provide them with

Let everyone else pay for the lax gun laws with their lives, as long as Congress is protected by 24/7 security forces for four square blocks around the Capitol and Congressional office bldgs.

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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Mon Apr 8, 2013, 05:25 PM

13. He should come to Wisconsin where guns are welcome in the capitol.

Just don't carry a sign or wear a tshirt with a political message on it!

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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Mon Apr 8, 2013, 09:44 PM

14. ...

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