News | Entertainment
15 Oct 2019 12:11
NZCity News
NZCity CalculatorReturn to NZCity

  • Start Page
  • Personalise
  • Sport
  • Weather
  • Finance
  • Shopping
  • Jobs
  • Horoscopes
  • Lotto Results
  • Photo Gallery
  • Site Gallery
  • TVNow
  • Dating
  • SearchNZ
  • NZSearch
  • Crime.co.nz
  • RugbyLeague
  • Make Home
  • About NZCity
  • Contact NZCity
  • Your Privacy
  • Advertising
  • Login
  • Join for Free

  •   Home > News > Entertainment

    Aaron Carter is allegedly giving up his assault rifles

    The 31-year-old singer - who has revealed he's suffering from a number of mental illnesses and is on medication for them - has been adamant over recent months that he won't be giving up any of his collection of guns, but according to TMZ, he has now decided that his assault weapons are overkill and has agreed to hand them over to police.


    TMZ reports Aaron was concerned police were coming to his house to seize his guns after his estranged brother Nick got a restraining order placed against him, and so decided to hand over his assault rifles himself on Wednesday (18.09.19) before police had a chance to take them.

    The 'I Want Candy' hitmaker was reassured by police they won't be taking his guns just because there's a restraining order against him, but he decided to give the LA County Sheriff's deputies his two assault rifles to hold for him anyway.

    Aaron allegedly plans on getting rid of his assault rifles for good, but will still keep hold of his pistol and a shotgun.

    Meanwhile, it was previously revealed Aaron's guns cannot be taken away from him until he is deemed mentally unstable.

    The singer alleged that four officers and a mental evaluator turned up at his house and attempted to place him under temporary, involuntary, psychiatric hold last week, but they did not go through with the 5150 hold and until Aaron is deemed a danger to himself or others, his collection of guns will not be taken off him.

    A law enforcement source told TMZ: "Until a court, board, commission, judge or other lawful authority determines Aaron suffers from a mental illness or condition that causes him to be a danger to himself or others, he can keep his guns."

    Earlier this week, Backstreet Boys singer Nick Carter revealed he had taken out a restraining order against his brother Aaron, after he had allegedly threatened to kill Nick's pregnant wife Lauren Kitt.

    © 2019 Bang Showbiz, NZCity


     Other Entertainment News
     15 Oct: Liam Hemsworth is "taking it slow" with Maddison Brown
     15 Oct: Stacey Solomon felt "really anxious" at the thought of going out with her baby son
     15 Oct: Sir Elton John had to learn to "become a human being again" when he got sober
     15 Oct: Ariel Winter has reportedly ended her romance with Levi Meaden
     15 Oct: Bella Hadid is no longer “consumed” by her mental health
     15 Oct: Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, has encouraged women to “keep shining brightly” and “know [their] worth”
     15 Oct: Jane Fonda has been arrested at a climate change protest in Washington D.C
     Top Stories

    RUGBY RUGBY
    All Blacks and Chiefs flanker Sam Cane has paid tribute to the leadership of Japan captain Michael Leitch at the rugby World Cup More...


    BUSINESS BUSINESS
    An economist doubts proposed Kiwisaver changes will have the desired effect More...



     Today's News

    Soccer:
    The dream of an England football debut has been tarnished for Tyrone Mings 12:07

    Cricket:
    ICC changes boundary countback rule that decided Cricket World Cup final in England's favour 12:07

    Law and Order:
    Police have arrested two people in Cromwell - as they try to stamp out meth in Otago 11:57

    Entertainment:
    Liam Hemsworth is "taking it slow" with Maddison Brown 11:52

    Entertainment:
    Stacey Solomon felt "really anxious" at the thought of going out with her baby son 11:22

    Law and Order:
    The Police watchdog has found an officer involved in a crash with a fleeing driver, broke the rules 11:07

    Entertainment:
    Sir Elton John had to learn to "become a human being again" when he got sober 10:52

    Business:
    An economist doubts proposed Kiwisaver changes will have the desired effect 10:47

    International:
    Donald Trump's Republican support is cracking, and impeachment will reveal his real base 10:37

    Politics:
    Queen's Speech used to reiterate Britain's commitment to Brexit deadline on October 31 10:27


     News Search






    Power Search


    © 2019 New Zealand City Ltd