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Weapons of Mass Stupidity

“They discovered all sorts of strange weapons,” said Sgt. Jodi Shupe of the Rockdale County (Ga.) Sheriff’s Office. It all started with a residential eviction, but sheriff’s deputies discovered missiles and a machine gun on the property. The Georgia Bureau of Investigations detonated some of the explosives, but called in the U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives for the more sophisticated weapons. After ATFE agents were unsure what to do with the missiles, they brought in the Air Force. The unnamed resident will likely not be charged with any crimes. “He apparently was a collector,” Shupe said. (MS/Atlanta Journal-Constitution) ...Which, in Georgia, is a valid legal defense.
Original Publication Date: 01 May 2011
This story is in True’s book collections, in Volume 17.

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