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The bill tried to better define which knives were prohibited, and would have legalized common pocketknives that currently fall under the law.
With a pocketknife in a holster on his belt, dressed in bluejeans, a sleeveless muscle shirt and a camouflage cap, Mr. Thornton was more rural than coastal at heart, much like his town.
A 23-year-old Naperville man has been sentenced to three years in prison for stabbing a 14-year-old boy with a pocketknife last year.
The evidence also showed Fowler’s gun purchase at the Shreveport store and his purchase on Amazon of a pocketknife and two oil filter adapters.
Mann was later found to have a pocketknife with a 3.5-inch blade, but no gun was ever found.
When they were found a short time later, a deputy also found a three-inch-long pocketknife, the report said.
Later, as Ms. Putman got into Ms. Moreland’s Honda Civic, Mr. Hodgkinson opened the car door, turned off the ignition, slashed her seatbelt with a pocketknife and ultimately tried to choke his grandniece, the police said.
Later, as Putman got into Moreland's Honda Civic, Hodgkinson opened the car door, turned off the ignition, slashed her seat belt with a pocketknife and ultimately tried to choke his grandniece, police said.
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