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WOULD THE FOLLOWING CHARGE IN CONNECTICUT BE COMPARABLE TO

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WOULD THE FOLLOWING CHARGE IN CONNECTICUT BE COMPARABLE TO ANY OF THE FOLLOWING VIOLENT FELONY OFFENSES IN NEW YORK OF- 265.04 CRIMINAL POSSESSION OF A WEAPON 1ST DEGREE, 265.03 CRIMINAL POSSESSION OF A WEAPON 2ND DEGREE, OR 265.02 CRIMINAL POSSESSION OF A WEAPON 3RD DEGREE

53a-217 Criminal Possession Firearm/ Defns Weapon (Class D)

Sentence: 5 years jail, execution suspended after 2 years, 5 years probation
The Connecticut statute is most like NY statute 265.02 Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the Third Degree. Both statutes criminalize possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.
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