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Old May 20th, 2010, 12:44 PM   #1
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stolen handgun

i purchased back in feburary a handgun from a gun shop, i have a cpl and walked out with the gun that day, last week i got a phone call from the city of fenton police saying the gun i purchased in feburary was just reported stolen and i had to return it to them for evidence, now im out my money and was wondering if anyone has any ideas on what to do?
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Old May 20th, 2010, 12:47 PM   #2
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I think your fucked. I'd try to get your money back from the gun shop since they originally purchased a stolen weapon and sold it to you.

But I don't know if that will work.
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Old May 20th, 2010, 12:50 PM   #3
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thanks i mean the cop told me to go after the guy who stole it but hes goin to prison for awhile so good luck with that
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Old May 20th, 2010, 12:53 PM   #4
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I would contact the gun shop and demand you get your money back, or pick out another gun.
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Old May 20th, 2010, 12:55 PM   #5
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What gun shop did you buy this from ?

I can't believe they bought a stolen hand gun.
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Old May 20th, 2010, 12:58 PM   #6
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ill keep that private till they give me my money or a store credit if not im gonna tell everyone that i can
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Old May 20th, 2010, 01:02 PM   #7
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I would think they would give you your cash back..
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Old May 20th, 2010, 01:14 PM   #8
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The store is at fault. If they bought it from someone they should have paid to run it to make sure they were not selling a stolen weapon. Obviously they didn't. Id demand my money back and take my business to a more reputable dealer.
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Old May 20th, 2010, 01:33 PM   #9
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Any gun shop worth their salt would refund you your money. The shop obviously already knows about the stolen gun, because thats how the police found out you had it. I would go down and visit the shop, ask to speak with a manager/owner, and explain the situation in a calm, polite manner. I really dont think you will have a problem getting your money back, or at least another gun.
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Old May 20th, 2010, 02:28 PM   #10
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ok thanks for the advise
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Old May 20th, 2010, 02:34 PM   #11
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Please let us know how it turns out and then also the name of the place after the situation is over.
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Old May 20th, 2010, 02:35 PM   #12
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ill do just then when its all said and done
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Old May 20th, 2010, 04:30 PM   #13
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he's in fenton so he either bought it from guns galore or williams but i'd put my money on guns galore. If they sold you a stolen gun you should run their ass through the ringer! I have a cpl and buy guns all the time from williams and if one was stolen i'd get a full refund and then some
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Old May 20th, 2010, 04:32 PM   #14
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he bought it guns galore and those dudes are buttheads...this doesnt surprise me at all..they are just like the gun barn
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Old May 20th, 2010, 05:28 PM   #15
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anyone a cop or lawyer?
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Old May 20th, 2010, 05:29 PM   #16
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anyone a cop or lawyer?
I take it they said they aren't giving your money back or another gun ?
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Old May 20th, 2010, 05:32 PM   #17
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actually i havent had time to get there i work in brighton and by the time i get home the fuckers are closed
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Old May 20th, 2010, 05:32 PM   #18
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id rather go in and talk to them in person i should be able to go saturday but ive got to do an engine swap for my dd
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Old May 20th, 2010, 05:50 PM   #19
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the gun i purchased in feburary was just reported stolen...
Quoted for the reading comprehension impaired.

How is the gun shop supposed to know a gun was stolen if it wasn't reported before the time of sale?

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Old May 20th, 2010, 05:52 PM   #20
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i purchased back in feburary a handgun from a gun shop, i have a cpl and walked out with the gun that day, last week i got a phone call from the city of fenton police saying the gun i purchased in feburary was just reported stolen and i had to return it to them for evidence, now im out my money and was wondering if anyone has any ideas on what to do?
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