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Author's Comment on "Police: Five Found Dead in Maryland Home" - US news - Crime & Courts - msnbc.com

Reblogged from The Just Call Me Charley Blog:

Author’s Comment:

I used to live in this town with my ex-husband and four children. My ex, a domestic violence felon in possession of nine counts of illegal guns and ammunition was “set free” by Sheriff Chuck Jenkins without so much of a warrant or indictment. Upon confiscating the weapons on April 22, 2011 after eight months of my initial complaint, I was informed that no warrant was obtained; that the guns were retrieved by the sheriff’s “ATF liason”; that NO report would be filed; that no charges were pressed; and that Sheriff does not intend to pursue the matter any further.

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Thank you for sharing the story about the domestic violence killing in Maryland, as well as your own comment. I am currently working with a project called National Domestic Violence Survivor Law Project (https://www.dvsurvivorlaw.com) and I am curious as to what has been happening since June 18, 2011. We'd love to hear more!

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