Straw Purchases

Phila. Judge Revokes Bail After Defendant Accused of Intimidating Witness in CourtroomAssistant district attorney Douglas Rhoads says he was in Courtroom 608 on an unrelated case when he heard defendant Gerald Andrews talking to the witness, "referring to her as a snitch, and essentially telling her to stop snitching."
Bucks Man Pleads Guilty to Buying Gun For Friend Who Later Shot at PoliceSamuel Sofia pleaded guilty in Montgomery County Court to providing false information during the purchase of a gun, and conspiracy. Both are felonies.
Bundle Of Crime Bills Signed During Final Days Of 2 Year SessionGovernor Corbett has signed into law a bundle of crime bills passed by state lawmakers in the final days of their two-year session, including prison-reform legislation.
Pennsylvania Senate Approves Tougher Penalties For Straw PurchasesGovernor Corbett is expected to sign a bill on the way to his desk that will create tougher penalties for people who illegally buy guns for criminals.