There are variety of consequences for being found guilty of a felony in Oregon. Some of these consequences can lead to additional criminal charges if individuals are not careful. Recently, this blog highlighted the story of a couple of men who were arrested by police for possessing firearms. In that case, the individuals were convicted felons and were subsequently not allowed to have weapons.
In fact, in Oregon this situation is not unusual. In section 166.270 of the Oregon criminal code, people who have been convicted of felonies under any law in the state, any law in another state or under federal law, may not possess a firearm. If a person is found with a firearm, that person can be charged with the crime of felon in possession of a weapon.