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Doomsday Prepper Busted on Weapons Charges

Doomsday Prepper Busted on Weapons Charges

TAMPA, Fla. (970 WFLA)- A doomsday prepper has been denied bail after arrest on federal weapons charges.

Prosecutors say they have concerns over the safety of their informant. James Szaraz was arrested on multiple weapons charges at his Pasco county residence on March 22nd. Authorities found a cache of 12 AK-47 assault rifles, a fully automatic MP44 assault rifle, A German MG08/15 Machine gun, a 50 calibre sniper rifle and numerous handguns, magazines and approx 17000 rounds of ammunition.

Authorities say Szaraz is a convicted felon and is prohibited from owning firearms.


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