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Commonwealth v. Smith

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court held in Commonwealth v. Smith that a person who is wanted on a bench warrant -- even if that person is not physically fleeing prosecution -- is a fugitive under the Uniform Firearms Act and is therefore statutorily ineligible to carry a gun under Section 6105…

Commonwealth v. Smith
Pennsylvania Supreme Court

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court held in Commonwealth v. Smith that a person who is wanted on a bench warrant — even if that person is not physically fleeing prosecution — is a fugitive under the Uniform Firearms Act and is therefore statutorily ineligible to carry a gun under Section 6105 of the Act.

Commonwealth v. Montgomery
Pennsylvania Supreme Court

In Commonwealth v. Montgomery, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court held that an inquiry into whether or not a firearm is “concealed” under section 6016 of the Uniform Firearms Act is a heavily fact-specific inquiry and evidence that the defendant carried a gun “partially tucked into his waistband” can be sufficient evidence to establish concealment.