Delta man faces charges for illegally possessing a machine gun
A search of Ronald E. Grab’s property found an AR-15 that had been modified to fire as an automatic weapon.
DELTA, Ohio (WTVG) - A Delta man who was arrested Friday following an FBI search of his property has been officially charged in federal court with two weapons violations.
A complaint filed in U.S. District Court on Monday charges Grab with felony possession of a machine gun and felony possession of an unregistered machine gun. According to the complaint, agents searching Grab’s property found an AR-15 rifle that had been modified with components commonly found in an M16 fully automatic rifle. The modifications made it possible for the rifle to be fired in a fully automatic fashion. According to the complaint, Grab had no firearms registered to him.
FBI agents arrived on the scene around 9 a.m. on Friday. County Rd. 5 in Fulton County was closed down as FBI agents executed a search warrant on a house two miles south of US 20, southeast of Delta.
Agents were seen leaving the property around 5:30 p.m. Friday.
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