Luke Dercole, 32, admitted in court on Wednesday to buying numerous guns for a 16-year-old drug dealer in Philadelphia.
A Facebook page threat to kill witnesses resulted in a guilty plea in a Philadelphia courtroom this week. The threat grew out of a straw purchase gun conspiracy.
Philadelphia district attorney Seth Williams announced the arrest of a 32-year-old man who bought guns for a 16-year-old.
Philadelphia police have arrested two people in connection with the straw purchases of six different handguns.
A Montgomery County lawmaker is pushing legislation designed to take guns out of the hands of people who shouldn’t have them by putting them behind bars for a longer period of time.
Authorities say a first time offender who admitted buying guns for criminal acquaintances has been sentenced and the judge sends a strong message to him and other potential straw purchasers.
After a failed bid for Congress, a former Delaware County State Representative has landed on his feet as the new head of a unit designed to reduce gun violence on the streets of the Philadelphia region.