Robert Guerrero Arrested At NY Airport For Having A Gun

BY Michael Woods ON March 28, 2013
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Guerreroenteringpresser2013Robert Guerrero, slated to fight Floyd Mayweather on May 4, was arrested for gun possession at JFK Airport Thursday morning, the NY Daily News reported.

The 31-1-1 boxer was in NY doing media to hype the forthcoming welterweight bout in Las Vegas, which will be shown on Showtime pay-per-view.

Guerrero (seen in above Tom Casino-Showtime photo at Tuesday media luncheon in NYC), who turned 30 on Wednesday, was catching a flight to Las Vegas, the News reported, where he will finish training for the Mayweather bout. I have heard that he likes to shoot guns at shooting ranges. I have not heard whether he has been known to carry a gun for protection, or where he is or is not licensed to carry a firearm.

I reached out to Geurrero's manager, Bob Santos, to learn more, and left a message on his voice mail.

NY attorney Keith Sullivan told me that NY State has the stiffest gun laws in the nation and New York City has "very strict licensing requirements such that very few citizens are permitted to possess or carry guns." He said if the Guerrero gun were loaded or had ammo within reach, he'd likely have to serve time. There is a 3 1/2 year minimum sentence in NY for such an infraction. In a few instances, that minimum was averted, with a plea deal, but Sullivan said that would likely be a deal offered to someone within law enforcement.

I hear on the grapevine that execs aren't concerned that the big fight could be cancelled; Sullivan said the boxer would likely be arraigned today or tomorrow and his next step, a hearing, would probably occur after May 4.

I suspect the news brought some raised eyebrows or smiles in the Mayweather camp, as Guerrero has been taking shots at Mayweather for being a poor role model, and for worshipping money over all else.

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deepwater says:

Robert Guerrero is a great role model and a legal gun holder. In ny only gang members,drug dealers and child molesters are allowed guns. Why would Floyd be smiling at this? Floyd beats woman and kids.Robert please stay away from NYC. It is not safe. If the crooks don't get you the nanny Bloomberg will. I was home invaded at 3 in the morning during hurricane sandy. My mossberg 500 kept me safe. When seconds count the police are minutes away. Talking about guns anyone hear about those two 17 year old kids shooting a baby in he head? Go after criminals and illegal guns and leave law abiding citizens alone.

kidcanvas says:

you should have raped or beat someone to death robert then u would get no time ... ****** Ny

brownsugar says:

Dumbest thing I ever heard. You can't even get a bobby-pin thru port Columbus...and nobody would even try.
As much as fighters travel ... He should have known better.. I'd be dissapointed if Mayweather doesn't clown Robert for being such a "hick". Conduct yourself accordingly son...you ain't in Gilroy no more. I'll be standing in line to get a piece of Robert myself if he messes up my fight-party by going to jail.

deepwater says:

Dumbest thing I ever heard. You can't even get a bobby-pin thru port Columbus...and nobody would even try.
As much as fighters travel ... He should have known better.. I'd be dissapointed if Mayweather doesn't clown Robert for being such a "hick". Conduct yourself accordingly son...you ain't in Gilroy no more. I'll be standing in line to get a piece of Robert myself if he messes up my fight-party by going to jail.


Not to bright. He should of known ny doesn't allow it. But an unloaded locked legal gun checked in by a legal gun holder is different from an illegal,loaded gun used to shoot at peoples cars ,where innocent kids can get hurt. According to police, Mayweather argued with the man identified as a target in the shooting, Quincey Williams, about a text message Williams sent wishing the boxer bad luck in his next fight.

Witnesses told police they saw Harris talking with Mayweather minutes before Harris allegedly opened fire in the parking lot at a BMW sedan carrying Williams and another man, Damein Bland. Police said Harris was standing with Mayweather and another man during the shooting.

Bateman said Wednesday that five shots hit the back of the vehicle. Neither Williams nor Bland was wounded.

Mayweather later denied knowing anyone named Ocie or having any knowledge of a shooting. But police said the two men are linked through witnesses, surveillance videotapes and records seized when authorities served the warrants at Mayweather's home.

dino da vinci says:

Maybe the light just went on that he is actually going to have to climb through the ropes and take on the pound-for-pound king. We'll know for sure if he's caught with an AK-47 on his departure flight. Look, we saw what Ortiz had to do, (And no, it wasn't a sucker punch) it's just different fighters go about this differently. If the Ghost is upset not because he was arrested, but because he forgot to bring ammo, we'll know where he stands on this topic.

brownsugar says:

Ditto Dino I thought the same thing... But I'm hoping and believing that Guerrero meant what he claimed he could do to Mayweather. And this gun business is just the act of a careless bumpkin and not a self conscious slip up to avoid the fight... Gurrreros gotta be better than that.

deepwater says:

Maybe the light just went on that he is actually going to have to climb through the ropes and take on the pound-for-pound king. We'll know for sure if he's caught with an AK-47 on his departure flight. Look, we saw what Ortiz had to do, (And no, it wasn't a sucker punch) it's just different fighters go about this differently. If the Ghost is upset not because he was arrested, but because he forgot to bring ammo, we'll know where he stands on this topic.


jeez, do you really think a professional boxing champion is trying to get out of the fight because he brought his legal handgun,unloaded,and checked it? the fight will not be called off. legal gun owner not the same as criminal with illegal gun. stupid move. no jail . no record. 1000 fine plus lawyers fees

brownsugar says:

Not to bright. He should of known ny doesn't allow it. But an unloaded locked legal gun checked in by a legal gun holder is different from an illegal,loaded gun used to shoot at peoples cars ,where innocent kids can get hurt. According to police, Mayweather argued with the man identified as a target in the shooting, Quincey Williams, about a text message Williams sent wishing the boxer bad luck in his next fight.

Witnesses told police they saw Harris talking with Mayweather minutes before Harris allegedly opened fire in the parking lot at a BMW sedan carrying Williams and another man, Damein Bland. Police said Harris was standing with Mayweather and another man during the shooting.

Bateman said Wednesday that five shots hit the back of the vehicle. Neither Williams nor Bland was wounded.

Mayweather later denied knowing anyone named Ocie or having any knowledge of a shooting. But police said the two men are linked through witnesses, surveillance videotapes and records seized when authorities served the warrants at Mayweather's home.


This is old news how does this relate to the present?
Maybe Guerrero could use it in the preflight hype if he can avoid becoming jailbait in the NY Penal System

deepwater says:

This is old news how does this relate to the present?
Maybe Guerrero could use it in the preflight hype if he can avoid becoming jailbait in the NY Penal System


because mayweather can talk crap about the gun charge but the gun is legal, guerrero has legal permit in his home state, gun was unloaded, gun was checked. floyd threatned some clown at a roller rink, his criminal friend with an illegal gun shot a car 6 times. thats how kids get killed. big difference between legal gun owner with legal gun vs criminal with illegal gun that actually fires on someone.

brownsugar says:

He an still talk crap because Mayweather was never charged or convicted... And I hope he does.. The preflight hype could use some ammunition. If you are an eyewitness to the shooting perhaps you can provide the police with enough evidence to reopen the case ... If not than who can prove what actually happened?

SouthPaul says:

Charged with Unforgivable Stupidity and the sentence will be extra hype and promotion for May 4. Religious professional fighter, solider of God.... Just wanting to protect himself and his family using his second amendment right. Cha' ching (another million PPVs)!

brownsugar says:

Nice perspective

deepwater says:

He an still talk crap because Mayweather was never charged or convicted... And I hope he does.. The preflight hype could use some ammunition. If you are an eyewitness to the shooting perhaps you can provide the police with enough evidence to reopen the case ... If not than who can prove what actually happened?


the 2 daddies trying to fight each other should be enough but this will add to the hype. i think its in the court documents with witnesses and all. guerrero should of known that nyc is the epicentor of the nanny state and mayor doomberg is trying his hardest to make sure the People can not defend themselves. only the criminals have rights in ny. try and open a restarant and put salt on the food. nope nanny state will close you down., try and get a big gulp, nope nanny says no no no. want to smoke? dont even try it. want some fat on that fried chicken? nope your not allowed fat. the government knows whats good for you because the People are not capable of understanding.

Radam G says:

WOW! Aha! Look at dat fake-time JOKE! I guess that he realized that Jesus Christ Couldn't Save His Own Holy Arse from those Romans, so JC Wasn't Thinkin' About Saving the Cali [Humbug] Holy Ghost's arse against those New Yorkers. Or maybe He Came to the CHG in a vision and told him to carry a gun to protect his own arse, because JC is too busy in Heaven spending time with His Head Holy Ho Mary Magdalene. They are having a Holy Supper without Doubting Thomas and the other D boys. Hehehe!

"Holy DOUBLE sh*t! The Big Apple po po is far worst than those d@mn Romans," the vision said. "Big Daddy G, and my lil' arse JC," cannot make it down to New York, so have some faith and get you a piece, my son." Hehehe! Of course, Robert G understands "a piece" to mean a fudging GUN to kill! OMFG!

Danggit! Why did no Pastor Pat put the humbug -- I mean Cali Holy Ghost -- in the Jesus Christ Witness protection program, huh! Hahahahaha! LMFAO! I guess now the New York po po is going to be punished like the Pharaoh was. Yall must be crazy! Nobody suppose to be messing with this Christain boxing crusader, who doing Big Poppa G's Work bringing down here on earth to whup the arse of the wicked, evil, moolah-lovin' Lil' Floyd. Hehehe!

Okay! Round one goes to the Pharaoh Money May. Watch it, New Yorkers! The butterflies are coming next -- or is that locusts.

C'mon Cali Humbug -- I mean Holy -- Ghost, you should had borrowed Moses's rod and raised it to the heavens, and a sea of Big Apple crackheads and criminals would have flooded on da po po. Hehehehe! Or since this is the Chinese Year of the Watersnake, maybe that rod woulda, coulda, shoulda turned in a giant watersnake and ate Big Apple whole, collected po po arse. Hehehe!

Get you some BIG UGLIES [bodyguards] like Money May have done and quit carrying guns and jive. Matter of fact, get some JC soldiers. Rome is weak as ___ ___ ____ nowadays. But the Big Apple is worming with sinning po po, who don't flow your way and will throw you in the slammer! Yo' KNO!' Hahaha! Holla!

deepwater says:

Dictator Bloomberg is going to try and make an example of guerrero. Dictator Bloomberg is going to charge him with 4 felonies . 1 for the legal gun. 3 for 3 unloaded magazines . Those magazines sure are dangerous. Oh wait governor cuomo forced the new laws on the people and he forgot to exempt the police officers. All police officers are felonious now . In NYC you have a better chance of getting killed by a hammer,a cop,a swimming pool, a woman texting while driving. Focus on criminals with illegal guns . Joe Corzine stole 40 billion not even a slap on the wrist. Check an unloaded gun in a lockbox with the ticket agent and your going to get waterboarded and locked up.

SouthPaul says:

Guerrero should be flogged with a sweaty gym towel for displaying such gross ignorance/ stupidity. From one day to the next preaching the good word of the lord ....fingering pointing ..... Claiming you're here to teach others to be humble and obedient ... To the next having your face flashed across the mornings headline for carrying a weapon thru the airport. Boy, he's got to be feeling pretty fucking stupid.


Welcome to the big time, Guerrero! Oh, the irony ....

deepwater says:

My lord says protect yourself at all times and make sure you know to use your weapons.

brownsugar says:

Nice Rants Deep......always enjoy your NY point of view...

Southpaul your post makes Dino's post almosr read like a prophecy... Was this some type of subconcious blunder to get off the big stage? I don't want to believe it.

I have no problems with Christians carrying guns.. When I attended World Harvest .... A MEGA Church in Columbus.... the pastor frequently mentioned his large caliber glock and what would happen to would-be home invaders. The man was internationally known and wanted to warn potential crooks that he wasn't easy prey.

And while I believe in the power of faith. ... Robert G may want to tone down the self-proclaimation that he is to be the instrument of Floyd's humiliation. Keep it interesting but within reasonable limits. I hope the fight is not in jeopardy. I'm still putting a small $100 dollar bet on RG ..But carrying a gun into an air port almost makes me think he doesn't know what he's doing. Hopefully it was just a careless error and the hype can continue to peak based on the merit of the fight instead of dumb mistakes

SouthPaul says:

Guerrero should've kept it old school like David... Strappin' a sling shot for his boogie man Goliath .


Edit

Saw your reply after I posted this. I too don't have a issue with Guerrero arming himself being a god man and all. Just that the timing is extraordinary for it all to unfold the way it did.

deepwater says:

Nice Rants Deep......always enjoy your NY point of view...

Southpaul your post makes Dino's post almosr read like a prophecy... Was this some type of subconcious blunder to get off the big stage? I don't want to believe it.

I have no problems with Christians carrying guns.. When I attended World Harvest .... A MEGA Church in Columbus.... the pastor frequently mentioned his large caliber glock and what would happen to would-be home invaders. The man was internationally known and wanted to warn potential crooks that he wasn't easy prey.

And while I believe in the power of faith. ... Robert G may want to tone down the self-proclaimation that he is to be the instrument of Floyd's humiliation. Keep it interesting but within reasonable limits. I hope the fight is not in jeopardy. I'm still putting a small $100 dollar bet on RG ..But carrying a gun into an air port almost makes me think he doesn't know what he's doing. Hopefully it was just a careless error and the hype can continue to peak based on the merit of the fight instead of dumb mistakes

Thanks man. Ny is a pit right now. Fight is on! Court date may 14. Knockout mayweather and the world will demand his freedom! J Leon loves brother got shot in the head and killed in Detroit yesterday. Suspect still at large. Cops wasting their time with legal gun owner technicalities instead of catching killers out there. Detroit has very tough gun laws and it do t mean a thing . Criminals don't follow laws.

amayseng says:

this is a horribly careless mistake..... the ghost had the gun unloaded and in a lock box, he presented it for check in..

meaning he was under the presumption that he was following the law.

obviously he was not.

someone made a mistake, whether it was him or his management about finding out the laws.

but like i mentioned he wasnt sneaking a gun, he presented it as if he was following protocol..

by the way, you can be a christian and a good man and still have a firearm for protection...

i consider myself a christian and a very good person, but if someone came up in my home armed threatening the life of my family then

i would put them down and sleep like a baby...

sorry, but there is true evil in this world, and i have no problem taking a stand against it.

SouthPaul says:

He's the owner of the gun so I can't even entertain the management finding out the laws for him comment. Anyhow, I can forgive Guerrero for being naive but not so sure the DA will. Also, to be clear, from the moment I read the headline I never thought criminal mischief. Personally , just find humor in the irony . The irony being that of a star on the big stage dealing with negative press.

amayseng says:

Sourhpaul the irony is such that its humiliating in many ways for him

He just spent all week passing the message of The Lord

So this looks bad off the bat.

Plus just having to deal with the stress of this anticipation

going thro the law and hearings will take a till on him mentally emotionally and

physically.


It's a horribly irresponsible move. And ignorant.


And a terrible time for it.

I see a plea bargain in the end with no jail time.

SouthPaul says:

Yea, I'd be surprised if he actually gets jail time. Fines , donations , public speakings, possible probation.

ali says:

Stupid!!! Period point blank..

ali says:

Guerrero if u really feel like god is with u then u don't need guns.

deepwater says:

Guerrero if u really feel like god is with u then u don't need guns.


thats not true. god wants you to live so if a gun helps you live so be it. turn your plow into a sword. jesus kicked the money changers asses as well

amayseng says:

Guerrero if u really feel like god is with u then u don't need guns.


Ali who knows what type of threats this guy has been receiving recently.

For all we know he could be receiving calls to his home.

Hard to tell.

But obviously a stupid and irresponsible move.

SouthPaul says:

This didn't even make the Cali local sports news so if Radam's theory is right ..done for publicity .. Guerrero might want to try again this time using an RPG and maybe the backpack Dan Aykroyd used in Ghost Busters.

dino da vinci says:

This didn't even make the Cali local sports news so if Radam's theory is right ..done for publicity .. Guerrero might want to try again this time using an RPG and maybe the backpack Dan Aykroyd used in Ghost Busters.


...and maybe the backpack Dan Aykroyd used...

Now that's funny!

ali says:

I doubt if anybody is has threaten Guerrero. For what? He just loves guns and wanted to take his with him to go to the shooting range or somethen that's all but that's not how u go about it.

deepwater says:

...and maybe the backpack Dan Aykroyd used...

Now that's funny!


I will trade you a ken norton autograph for that backpack

amayseng says:

I doubt if anybody is has threaten Guerrero. For what? He just loves guns and wanted to take his with him to go to the shooting range or somethen that's all but that's not how u go about it.


I was just speculating for a reason.
On espn fnf they stated he is an avid shooter at the range and showtime was goin to shoot footage
of it for the buildup.


Who knows

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