Arsenal of Firearms Seized in East Hampton Raid

Police executed a search warrant at Christopher R. Fausett’s home on Wireless Road, where they found 17 weapons, six of which were illegal, police said.
Police executed a search warrant at Christopher R. Fausett’s home on Wireless Road, where they found 17 weapons, six of which were illegal, police said.

A 57-year-old man had an arsenal of weapons inside his house, including six assault weapons and a loaded .25-caliber handgun, according to East Hampton Town police.

Detectives found 17 guns when they executed a search warrant at Christopher R. Fausett’s house at 21 Wireless Road Friday morning, with the assistance of the East Hampton Townwide Police Emergency Services Unit. Police had received a confidential tip and launched an investigation that led them to obtain a search warrant, according to Detective Sgt. Dan Toia.

Fausett was not at home at the time, but police detained him during a traffic stop in the village, while the search began at the house at 7:50 a.m.

Arsenal of Firearms Seized in East Hampton Raid

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