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Question: If stopped by law enforcement, officer asks "IS A GUN IN THE VEHICLE?" is the operator required to answer specifically yes or no? We are not residents of the state of Arizona.

Answer:

The following is provided for general information only. To find out how the law applies to a specific situation, contact an attorney directly. A person violates ARS 13-3102(A)(1)(b) “[w]hen contacted by a law enforcement officer and failing to accurately answer the officer if the officer asks whether the person is carrying a concealed deadly weapon.”

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