Via Dayton Daily News:
In a 6-1 ruling issued Wednesday, the Ohio Supreme Court said that a juvenile conviction can be used to keep an adult from legally owning or possessing a firearm.
In 1994, at age 16 Anthony Carnes was convicted in juvenile court of felonious assault for punching another teen in the mouth, knocking out four teeth.
Twenty years later, police in Hamilton County investigating a report of shots fired near Carnes’ home found DNA evidence on a gun linked to Carnes. He was charged with aggravated menacing and having a weapon under a disability — the basis for the disability charge was his juvenile conviction.
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