Skip to comments.Bethlehem man had 10 .40-caliber hollow point rounds in Phillipsburg, police say
Posted on 11/28/2011 4:36:27 PM PST by smokingfrog
A 30-year-old Bethlehem man was arraigned today for possessing 10 .40-caliber hollow point rounds in Phillipsburg, court records show.
According to Phillipsburg police:
Roddley W. Watson Jr., of the 1000 block of East Fourth Street, was stopped about 1 a.m. Nov. 23 after police responded to Morris and Raymond streets for a report of a hit and run.
When police spoke with Watson, they saw in plain view a "Glock pistol magazine loaded with hollow point ammunition in the driver's side-door compartment."
Watson was not in possession of a weapon.
Watson told police he owned the magazine but forgot to remove it from his vehicle.
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The law is accomplishing exactly what its intended, make felons out of more and more people.
Is he going to get 1000 year life sentence for it for carrying those evil bullets?
Well, I suppose he could have thrown them at someone. And with ‘em being hollow points, he could have put someone’s eye out.
Bethlehem is in PA, Phillipsburg in NJ, about 10 miles apart. Are hollow point bullets illegal in NJ?
in Nevada they recommend CCW carriers use hollow points to avoid over penetration.
Oh Noes! Not those horrible hollow point bullets! They’re designed to kill police officers from 2 miles away and can go right through a foot of concrete!
I bet this nefarious perp rubbed the bullets with garlic, too!
/mega-sarc on a really cranky day.
It’s my understanding that you can have hollow point ammo in NJ but only in your own home, or if you are traveling to the gun range in your vehicle you may have it in a locked case.
The police are the only ones professional enough to use hollow point ammo in a real life-or-death situation. /s
Gasp, hollow points! I’ll bet the evil guy had some butter knives in his kitchen drawer as well. Scary...
Only one of the stupidest. Read on.
Yes, yes they are. I have heard they are completely illegal to civilians, there is a different side I read a few weeks back. They are treated like handguns themselves. Can’t transport them in arms reach in a car, but I think you can buy them, put the box in the trunk, and carry them directly home and load them in. Not sure which one is true, either way you can’t have them loaded in a magazine next to you in a car. STOOPID law
Is this PA or NJ? I need to know, so I can add that state to the list of states I WILL NEVER ENTER AGAIN.
That list currently includes: CA, MA, CT, NY, IL.
Everybody run for the hills.
Looks like you can use hollow points for legal hunting too, although I think they would be usually be called “soft points. “ Hollow point bullets for rifles are often match grade bullets used for competitive target shooting, but don’t really expand. It’s clear that the people that wrote this law didn’t know very much about ammunition or ballistics.
Interesting. I wonder how they feel about hardened lead, LFN (long flat-nosed), fast traveling bullets over 300 grains? [Real western high country bullets.] ;-)
More proof the 2A is not a right, but a privilege doled out at the descretion of the ruling class.
Phillipsburg is in New Jersey.
New list of no-go-ever-again states:
NJ, CA, MA, CT, NY, IL.
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