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Schenectady gun suspect starts term for pot charge

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The man accused of firing an assault rifle on the bike path near Manhattan Street in July was sent to jail for a year Tuesday for a prior marijuana case. His attorney said later the bike path case could be wrapped up soon, as well. His client was offered a plea deal that would result in a misdemeanor sentence to be served concurrently with the drug sentence. No one was injured in the bike path ...

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January 9, 2013
9:37 a.m.

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WAKE UP LAW MAKERS!!! Here is exactly whats wrong with our guns laws! Convicted on a previous crime, found firing a weapon that he should not have had or most likely "stole" from someone and then offered a plea deal in the weapons case! STOP THE INSANITY! NO plea deals, No cushy prison time, and here's a novel concept, MAKE INMATES WORK TO COVER THEIR COSTS FOR INCARCERATION! Maybe if these degenerates didn't sit around all day with their buddies, play cards, work out, and plan their next crime, they'd think twice about living the cushy life on our dime!

January 12, 2013
9:53 a.m.

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cfield: your idea makes all too much sense, except they would rather punish law abiding citizens that own firearms.