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The penalty for concealing a gun without a permit in Mequon, WI can include a maximum fine of $10,000, 9 months in prison, or both. A felon who is convicted of concealing a gun without a permit can face up to a $25,000 fine, 10 years in prison, or both.
Even if you have a legally obtained concealed carry license, and even with no prior convictions, you may still face criminal charges for carrying a concealed weapon in Wisconsin. Certain areas and buildings such as schools, bars, and municipal buildings ban the use of concealed carry, and ignoring these bans can result in a Class A misdemeanor with 9 months in prison, a $10,000 fine, or both.
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Intoxicated Possession of a Firearm Charges in Mequon
Possessing a firearm while under the influence of any controlled or restricted substance can also result in criminal charges. Anyone arrested for an OWI who has a legally concealed firearm on their person or in their vehicle can be charged with Intoxicated Possession of a Firearm. An individual can also be charged with intoxicated possession of a firearm if it is concealed in an area over which they have control, including their home.
This type of charge does not require you to have possession of your firearm outside your home, meaning you can be charged if you are intoxicated at home. Intoxicated possession of a firearm can be charged as a Class A misdemeanor with penalties including:
- Up to 9 months in prison
- Fines of up to $10,000
- Community Service
When charged as a Class F felony, penalties can include:
- Up to 12 years in prison
- Up to a $25,000 fine
- Forfeiture or your right to a firearm
Mequon Gun Attorneys who will Defend Your Second Amendment Right
The Mequon gun attorneys at Grieve Law, LLC have the experience needed to defend your gun rights. Tom Grieve is a lifetime NRA member who understands how Wisconsin gun laws work. Our Mequon gun lawyers can help you navigate the difficult legal system and get your charges reduced or dropped.
Contact Grieve Law for a free consultation to defend your gun rights. Whether you’re facing a gun-related charge or another charge that may affect your gun rights, our legal team can help put you in the best possible position to defend yourself. We’ll also help you navigate Wisconsin gun laws such as the WI Castle Doctrine and WI Concealed Carry laws.
In Mequon, Wisconsin, how long does a gun charge stay on your record?
Gun charges in Mequon can end up on your record for life even if you don't face a penalty of $10,000 or up to 9 months in prison.