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I have a bench warrant in the state of Pennsylvania dui. I

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I have a bench warrant in the state of Pennsylvania for a dui. I do not live in PA. I want to purchase a gun. Will this show up on a NICS background ground check?
Submitted: 6 months ago.
Category: Criminal Law
Expert:  Zoey_ JD replied 6 months ago.


Unfortunately, yes. A NICS check relies on the FBI's data base. It's a fifty-state and Federal criminal record. If you warranted on an open case anywhere in the US, it should be on your FBI criminal history.