Hard Three in Jersey

Ryan Narcisco, a 20-year old mall clerk, might go to jail for keeping a BB gun in his car.

Mandatory 3-year sentence, no parole, for unlawful possession of a firearm.

According to a commenter, the NJ definition of a firearm

shall also include, without limitation, any firearm which is in the nature of an air gun, spring gun or pistol or other weapon of a similar nature in which the propelling force is a spring, elastic band, carbon dioxide, compressed or other gas, or vapor, air or compressed air, or is ignited by compressed air, and ejecting a bullet or missile smaller than three-eighths of an inch in diameter, with sufficient force to injure a person.

Via Instapundit.