UCW (Unlawful Carrying Weapons)
The majority of weapons charges arise from possession of either the unlawful carrying of a weapon or possession of a prohibited weapon. It is customarily filed as a class A misdemeanor, arising or incident to an arrest or search, although certain circumstances may make it in enumerating with some precision the list of items which are considered prohibited weapons. There may be issue of search and seizure associated with this kind of arrest and there a certain defenses to prosecution.
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