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Massachusetts Man Indicted for Possession of a Firearm and Ammunition by a Convicted Felon

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, District of New Hampshire

            CONCORD – Garrito “Tony” Fort, 38, of Randolph, Massachusetts was indicted by a federal grand jury on August 1, 2022, which charged him with one count of possession of a firearm and ammunition by a prohibited person, United States Attorney Jane E. Young announced today.

            Fort was arrested in Rhode Island on September 19, 2022, and he is scheduled to make an initial court appearance in the District of New Hampshire on September 20, 2022 at 4:45 pm.

            The indictment filed in court alleges that on November 1, 2021, Fort, who had previously been convicted of a felony offense, unlawfully possessed a Taurus 9mm caliber pistol and assorted 9mm ammunition. The alleged conduct occurred in Seabrook, New Hampshire.

            The charges in the indictment are only allegations.  The defendant is presumed to be innocent unless and until proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt in a court of law.

            The case was investigated by the Seabrook Police Department, the New Hampshire State Police, and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF), with assistance from Salisbury, Hampton, Hampton Falls, Portsmouth, and Exeter police departments.



Updated April 19, 2023

Firearms Offenses
Press Release Number: 22-108