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Hello. My name is Alex.Thank you for your question.I will be happy to provide you with information you are seeking for educational purposes only.
Do you have a legal question about the situation described in your post that I can answer for you?
Thank you for your follow up.
What were you charged with an in which state?
Did you consult and retain an experienced local criminal defense attorney?
Are you planning on paying the civil fine from the TSA?
Yes. One is the civil fine / penalty and the other one i criminal charge.
Were you given citation or some type of document showing the actual criminal charge that was filed against you?
Does the paperwork from the bonding company show the specific criminal charge?
Gun possession in the airport can be charged several ways and the penalty would depend on specific charge that was filed.
Generally, it is a serious criminal offense to possess a loaded gun while going through the TSA security or leaving loaded gun in an airport, but usually it is a misdemeanor.
I can't tell you what specific penalty could be without knowing the specific charge, but generally it is up to 1 year in jail upon conviction and fine / probation, so it is important to consult and retain an experienced local criminal law attorney to represent you in your pending criminal case and this local attorney can fight for your freedom and your legal rights during the criminal proceedings.
You can find an experienced and skilled local criminal law attorney by using this established and reputable attorney information / referral websites:
www.lexmundi.comwww.martindale.comwww.lawyers.comwww.legalmatch.comWhen, choosing a local attorney to represent you, it would be a good idea to choose someone who has a practice exclusively dedicated to criminal law, has at least 10 years of experience and handled similar matters and also regularly practices before the court located in the jurisdiction where your matter might be heard.I wish you the best of luck!