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Southington Man Charged With Selling Machine Gun

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??????????SOUTHINGTON — State police said they have arrested a Southington man on charges of illegal sale of an assault weapon.

The weapon was described by police as an AR-15 rifle that had been modified to fire on full automatic, or as a machine gun.

Michael Badgley, 25, was arrested on a warrant Thursday and is to be arraigned Friday in Superior Court in Bristol. He was held in lieu of $500,000 bail, police said.

State police detectives also served a search warrant at Badgley’s home on Meriden Waterbury Turnpike and said they found and seized two high capacity magazines, a scope and ammunition for the weapon.

By David Owens, Hartford Courant

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1 Comment

  • Nick

    Ya gotta Watch out for those Illegal scopes. Two magazine ?! Light weight . The Govnor said We could keep Our magazines if We declared them ….