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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
District of New Hampshire

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, June 16, 2022

Salem Man Indicted for Possession of a Machinegun

            CONCORD –Kyle Morris, 22, of Salem was indicted by a federal grand jury on Monday and charged with one count of possession of a machinegun, United States Attorney Jane E. Young announced today.

            Morris was arrested in Salem on Thursday, June 16, 2022 and will have his initial court appearance at 3:45 pm today. 

            The indictment alleges that on February 16, 2022, Morris possessed two machineguns in violation of federal law.

            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 Federal Bureau of Investigation, the New Hampshire State Police and the Salem Police Department.   

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Topic(s): 
Firearms Offenses
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Press Release Number: 
22-071
Updated June 16, 2022