UPDATED: Hunter Biden Pleads Not Guilt in Court in Wilmington this Morning
UPDATED – 10-03-23 – 2pm – As expected, Hunter Biden entered a not guilty plea to three federal gun charges at the US District Court for the District of Delaware in Wilmington this morning. FOX News reports that Biden appeared in person after being charged with making a false statement during the purchase of a firearm, making a false statement related to information required to be kept by a federal firearms licensed dealer and one count of possession of a firearm by a person who is an unlawful user of or addicted to a controlled substance. Magistrate Judge Christopher Burke laid out these conditions for release…
- He must seek employment
- He cannot possess a firearm
- He must undergo random drug testing
- He must seek substance abuse counseling
- He must communicate all international travel plans
- He cannot use alcohol or drugs
- All medications must be prescribed
With all counts combined – the total maximum prison time for the charges could be up to 25 years – with fines up to $750.000.
UPDATE – 10-03-23 – Hunter Biden is scheduled to be in court this morning in Wilmington. According to the hearing schedule at the US District Court, District of Delaware, he is to appear before US Magistrate Judge Christopher Burke at 10am for an initial appearance and arraignment. Biden is expected to plead not guilty to federal firearms charges that came forward after his earlier deal fell apart.
ORIGINAL STORY – 09-15-23 – Hunter Biden was indicted Thursday on federal gun charges. This indictment comes out of Special Counsel David Weiss’ investigation. The President’s son is charged with making a false statement in the purchase of a firearm, making a false statement related to information required to be kept by a federal firearms licensed dealer and one count of possession of a firearm by a person who is an unlawful user of or addicted to a controlled substance. These are the first charges Weiss has brought against Hunter Biden since being granted special counsel status.