Nashville, TN asked in Cannabis & Marijuana Law and Criminal Law for Tennessee

Q: What Is the statue of limitations for 4lbs of marijuana and a stolen gun if found during a search warrant

They’re was a home invasion and one of the two tenants were shot. The other tenant of the home shot the intruder but got away. A detective got a search warrant and found a back back out side the home with approximately 4lbs of marijuana in the bag with scales and a couple thousand dollars. In the home they found multiple hunting rifle and shot guns also two handguns. Only one gun was handgun was stolen but the tenant had no knowledge of this. It’s been almost two years and no one has been arrested for the marijuana or stolen gun more was the intruder was arrest and they know who did it just trying to find out when the statue of limitations is up. Where they know when they can try and get there firearms back without getting in trouble

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Anthony M. Avery
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  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Knoxville, TN
  • Licensed in Tennessee

A: There are many different possible charges there, but a good estimate would be 6 to 8 year SOL 's. I recommend the tenants get new phones/computers, keep their mouths shut, and not ask anything about returning the firearms.

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