- Associated Press - Friday, October 24, 2014

MOUNT VERNON, Maine (AP) - A Mount Vernon man is facing a weapons charge after police conducting a search at his home say they found more than a dozen firearms inside.

State police Sgt. Michael Johnston says Roger Clough is prohibited from owning a firearm because of a felony conviction in 2001.

The 49-year-old Clough was issued a summons charging him with possession of a firearm by a prohibited person.

The Kennebec Journal (http://bit.ly/1wjXK8K ) reports that the 16 weapons found during the search include handguns and long-barreled weapons.

Johnston says police got a warrant to conduct the search after receiving information that Clough was in possession of firearms.

Evidence gathered during the search will be turned over to the district attorney’s office.


Information from: Kennebec Journal, http://www.kjonline.com/



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