SALEM WOMAN PLEADS GUILTY
TO LYING IN CONNECTION WITH FIREARMS PURCHASES
CONCORD, NH - Laura Beth Kornacki, of Salem, NH pled guilty on Monday to charges of making false statements in connection with two gun purchases. During the hearing, Kornacki admitted that in March 2007, she indicated on the forms required for gun purchases, that she was purchasing the guns for herself. Kornacki was purchasing the guns for another person who was not eligible to purchase guns. She was charged by the United States Attorney’s office with one count of making a false statement during the purchase of a firearm.
United States District Judge Joseph N. Laplante presided over the plea hearing and accepted Kornacki’s plea announced U.S. Attorney John P. Kacavas.
This case is being prosecuted as part of Project Safe Neighborhoods, a federal program to reduce gun violence in New Hampshire by focused investigation and prosecution of firearms offenders, public education and training of law enforcement officers about federal firearm laws.
This case was investigated by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives and is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Bill Morse.