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About 20 years ago i got arrested for stripping a stolen ...

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About 20 years ago i got arrested for stripping a stolen vehicle. I go ta conditional discharge after i did community service and paid restitution. I am applying for a pistol license would i have to place this arrest on the application?
Submitted: 9 years ago.
Category: Criminal Law
Expert:  Michelle replied 9 years ago.


Unfortunately, the application asks if you were ever arrested. You would have to answer honestly. I am not sure what type of background check you did, but the NICS is very thorough and goes back a long way. It is better to honestly answer and have it not come up, then the reverse.

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