Alleged Owner of Six Automatic Weapons Free on Bond

East Hampton Town Justice Court, where Christopher Robert Fausett was arraigned on eight felony gun possession charges Saturday. Independent/T. E. McMorrow
East Hampton Town Justice Court, where Christopher Robert Fausett was arraigned on eight felony gun possession charges Saturday. Independent/T. E. McMorrow

Christopher R. Fausett kept six illegal automatic weapons hidden in a second-floor bathroom at the East Hampton house he shared with his mother, East Hampton Town police said. He was released Saturday on a bond after he was arraigned on eight felony weapons charges, as well as two misdemeanors.

Fausett, who was arrested Friday after police, acting on a tip, executed a search warrant at his Wireless Road residence, The 57-year-old posted $1,000 towards a $10,000 bond following a video arraignment.

Alleged Owner of Six Automatic Weapons Free on Bond

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