PA Mom Arrested for Licensed Gun Enters Program

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There’s hope after all for Shaneen Allen, the Philadelphia mom who was arrested for carrying her licensed gun into another state.

On Thursday, a New Jersey judge allowed Allen to enter a pretrial intervention program, according to NBC Philadelphia.

A similar program was also offered to former Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice to avoid jail time after punching his then-fiancée in an Atlantic City casino elevator.

Allen, who was charged with unlawful possession of a weapon and possession of hallow-point bullets after a traffic stop in New Jersey, spent 46 days in jail and faced up to 10 years behind bars.

If Allen completes the pretrial intervention program, her charges will be dropped.