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TN: Sheriff- Traffic Stop Turns up Assault Rifles, 900 Rounds
Submitted by: David Williamson
Website: http://libertyparkpress.com

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Federal agents are trying to determine why a man pulled over for speeding in Tennessee was carrying a cache of weapons including two submachine guns and 900 rounds of ammunition. Deputies found Scott Edmisten, 43, of Johnson City, carrying a .357-caliber Magnum, a loaded .45-caliber semi-automatic, a .223-caliber fully automatic assault rifle, a .308-caliber fully automatic assault rifle, more than 900 rounds of ammunition, and survival equipment, Washington County Sheriff Ed Graybeal said.
 

Comment by: netsyscon (10/4/2017)
The question is: were they legal? Personally I think it would be foolish to drive around with that armament, but if they are legal, and the person does not have mental problems. Well, send him on his way and get him out of the state.
 

Comment by: PHORTO (10/4/2017)
"The question is: were they legal?"

Did you read the article carefully?

He was in possession of two full-auto ARs that had no serial numbers and are not registered with the ATF, and enough ammo to wreak real havoc.

That's as illegal as it gets (except for the ammo part - that merely adds reasonable suspicion).

Methinks the deputies thwarted a potential bad actor.
 

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