10.12. Dealer Selling Arms To Minors
This is a Florida Jury Instructions form that can be used for 10 Weapons Offenses within Criminal.
Last updated: 2/28/2006
10.12 DEALER SELLING ARMS TO MINORS 790.18, Fla. Stat. To prove the crime of [crime charged], the State must prove the following three elements beyond a reasonable doubt: 1. [Name of defendant] was engaged in the business of dealing in arms as a source of revenue. 2. In the course of that business [name of defendant] sold to [name of victim] the [weapon alleged]. 3. [Name of victim] was at the time under the age of eighteen years. A dealer in arms is a person who buys and sells weapons or firearms. A weapon is legally defined to mean any object that could be used to cause death or inflict serious bodily harm. A firearm is legally defined as any weapon (including a starter gun) which will, is designed to, or may readily be converted to expel a projectile by the action of an explosive, the frame or receiver of any such weapon, any firearm muffler or firearm silencer; any destructive device; or any machine gun. The term firearm does not include an antique firearm unless the antique firearm is used in the commission of a crime.