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Auburn Man Placed on Probation After Search Uncovers Gun Arsenal

Anthony Simulynas, a 74-year-old man from Auburn, has been placed on 10 years of probation for charges arising from a seizure of 85 firearms and 800 pounds of ammunition from his home.

A former gun dealer, Simulynas pleaded guilty to 16 counts of possessing an infernal machine, two counts of possessing a firearm or ammunition without a firearm identification card, and one count of improperly storing a firearm. He was sentenced on Tuesday in Worcester Superior Court. His lawyer said that Simulynas never meant any harm. However, defenses like “I never meant any harm” do not stand up in a court of law.

Common defenses to gun charges are based on unconstitutional search and seizure or the inoperability of the gun. The criminal defense attorneys of Altman & Altman LLP have successfully defended countless gun charges in Massachusetts, and we aggressively employ these and other defenses for our clients.

The Boston Globe: Auburn man gets probation for having home arsenal

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Massachusetts gun laws are among the strictest in the country. The potential sentences can depend on a variety of factors, but all are very serious. If you are facing a Massachusetts gun or weapon charge, contact us online for a free consultation or call us at 617.492.3000 to see how we can help you.

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