Spadea on Bellario gun case: Where’s the common sense?
I've been talking about the case of NJ actor Carlo Bellario who is now facing up to 10 years in jail after he charged with a firearms possession. The maddening part of this is that the gun he was holding was a toy gun that was being used as a prop for a movie.
What is needed here is some common sense. There was no intent to injure. Bellario was an actor struggling to make a living, trying to earn some money by working on the set of a movie. How can a man face up to 10 years in prison for having an air soft gun? It's absolutely outrageous!
A couple of our callers shared the sentiment as they expressed their frustration over NJ's gun laws and the Graves Act.
Matt from Chester called in and said "When did this country become so offtrack with common sense and, you know, a toy is a toy. Why is someone going to prison possibly for 10 years or what not, because they had a toy gun. How does that happen?"
Listen to Mike's full call and what I had to say to him in the clip below.
Donny from Browns Mills also added "The word intent is the most important thing. A felony back in the past, what does that have to do with intent?"
Bellario is hoping to raise enough money to cover his mounting legal fees. If you would like to help Carlo, you can donate to his GoFundMePage.
You can also listen to Carlo's full interview with me in the YouTube clip below.