STATE OF OREGON,Plaintiff-Respondent,v. BRYAN PATRICK WARD,Defendant-Appellant.
Multnomah County Circuit Court
Thomas M. Ryan, Judge pro tempore. Argued and submitted on August 27, 2008.
Erica Herb, Deputy Public Defender, argued the cause for appellant. On the brief were Peter Gartlan, Chief Defender, Legal Services Division, and Kristin Carveth, Deputy Public Defender, Office of Public Defense Services.
Rolf C. Moan, Assistant Attorney General, argued the cause for respondent. With him on the brief were Hardy Myers, Attorney General, and Mary H. Williams, Solicitor General.
Before Wollheim, Presiding Judge, and Ortega, Judge, and Carson, Senior Judge.
He contends that, under state law, local governments may not prohibit a person from carrying a loaded firearm within a car on a public street. The state responds that state law allows local governments to prohibit such conduct. For the reasons that follow, we affirm.......