big mistake carrying in the open in ohio. it has done been proven that one phone call to the police, causes a person to spend some jailtime and a life savings fighting chargeinducing panic which is a felony. s of This has happened twice in ohio and many ohio residents have seen it on 10 tv and channel 6 news. Its not worth the trouble. Yes you can open carry in ohio but if someone is in fear from the sight it is then inducing panic. and could cost you owning not owning a gun for the rest of your life. and if you do not believe me ask your ccw instructor. He should be able to give you the exact incidents!
:barf::barf: A criminal offense has to be committed for an inducing panic charge to stick
, Open carrying a gun is not a crime unless you are under a disability.........
Actually the inducing panic charge should be stuck on the person making the 911 call............(1) Initiating or circulating a report or warning of an alleged or impending fire, explosion, crime, or other catastrophe, knowing that such report or warning is false;
2917.31 Inducing panic.
(A) No person shall cause the evacuation of any public place, or otherwise cause serious public inconvenience or alarm, by doing any of the following:
(1) Initiating or circulating a report or warning of an alleged or impending fire, explosion, crime, or other catastrophe, knowing that such report or warning is false;
(2) Threatening to commit any offense of violence;
(3) Committing any offense, with reckless disregard of the likelihood that its commission will cause serious public inconvenience or alarm.
(B) Division (A)(1) of this section does not apply to any person conducting an authorized fire or emergency drill.
(C)(1) Whoever violates this section is guilty of inducing panic