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Edmonds man sentenced for 'ghost guns,' smuggled silencers


Last updated 10/15/2020 at 8:49am

A 41-year-old Seattle man was sentenced Oct. 9 in U.S. District Court in Seattle to 70 months in prison for being a felon in possession of a firearm and smuggling, announced U.S. Attorney Brian T. Moran.

Nathan Brasfield was arrested in February 2020 when agents seized 17 pistols and 24 rifles from his home – most of the firearms had been manufactured at his residence as “ghost guns’”– guns without any serial numbers or registration.

At the sentencing hearing, U.S. District Judge Richard A. Jones said he was very concerned about the sheer volume of guns and silencers Brasfield...

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