Florida man convicted for failure to comply with red flag law
Posted: Mon Dec 09, 2019 12:39 pm
This is the first Florida man convicted under the state's 'red flag' gun law
BROWARD COUNTY, Fla. — Florida prosecutors just secured a first-of-its-kind conviction in the case of a man who refused to give up his guns.
He was required to under the state’s 2018 ‘red flag laws’ that passed after the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland.
5 years for that alone. Attempted murder trial is to come.Jerron Smith, 33, was placed under one of those orders – and The South Florida Sun-Sentinel reports he was arrested at his home in Deerfield Beach for refusing to surrender his two rifles to Broward County deputies.