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For Immediate Release
June 28, 2004
Media Contact:
Kevin Enright 410-576-6357

DUNDALK MAN PLEADS GUILTY TO FALSE STATEMENT ON GUN APPLICATION

Attorney General J.Joseph Curran, Jr. announced today that Robert Edward Pasik, Jr. of Dundalk entered a guilty plea to one count of making a false statement on an application to purchase a regulated firearm. Mr. Pasik answered "no" and initialed question number 6 which states:

"If you are less than 30 years of age at the time of completing this application, have you ever been adjudicated delinquent by a juvenile court for a crime of violence ( refer to question number 2 for the definition of a crime of violence); any violation classified as a felony in this State; or any violation classified as a misdemeanor in this State that carries a statutory penalty of more than two years?"
In fact Mr. Pasik had been adjudicated delinquent for second degree assault in 1998. Second degree assault is a crime of violence and carries a statutory penalty of more than two years.

This case was investigated by the Maryland State Police Firearms Enforcement Section and prosecuted by the Firearms Trafficking Unit of the Criminal Investigations Division of the Office of the Attorney General.

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