State program to seize illegal guns gaining notice
Jessica GarrisonBy law, Alexander Hernandez should have surrendered his gun to the state of California three years ago after a judge issued a restraining order against him for alleged domestic violence.
So one night recently , when the 26-year-old was at home in Whittier with his toddler, eight armed agents from the California Department of Justice banged on his door and took it from him.
Agents found the loaded .45-caliber handgun in a safe by his bed. Hernandez, who told the agents he had forgotten that he was supposed to turn in the weapon, was arrested on suspicion of illegally possessing a handgun, records show.
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"State program to seize illegal guns gaining notice ", La Clé des Langues [en ligne], Lyon, ENS de LYON/DGESCO (ISSN 2107-7029), février 2013. Consulté le 01/03/2024. URL: https://cle.ens-lyon.fr/anglais/archives/archives-revue-de-presse/state-program-to-seize-illegal-guns-gaining-notice-