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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Western District of Kentucky

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, February 15, 2018

Owensboro, Kentucky Man Faces Additional Charges For Possessing Unregistered Machine Guns And Firearms

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – An Owensboro, Kentucky man was charged in a superseding indictment this week, by a grand jury meeting in Bowling Green, Kentucky, with possessing unregistered machine guns announced United States Attorney Russell M. Coleman.

Glen Allan Aley, 45, was charged with 19 counts of possessing multiple types of firearms, including machine guns, short-barreled shotguns, short-barreled rifles, and silencers, that were not registered in the National Firearms Registration and Transfer Record.

Specifically, Aley was in possession of several .223 Wylde caliber, M-16-type firearms (machineguns); Fabrique Nationale Herstal, Model PS90 5.7x28mm caliber firearms (machineguns); Eds Tactical Armory, Model 2A, 7.62x39mm caliber AR-type firearm (short-barreled rifle); 7.62x51mm caliber AR-type firearm (machine gun); 7.62x51mm caliber AR-type firearm, (machine gun); AR-type firearm (short-barreled rifle); New England Firearms, Model SB2, 10-gague shotgun (short-barreled shotgun); and black cylindrical devices, (firearm silencers).

According to the superseding indictment, Aley possessed the firearms between February 16, 2017, and March 28, 2017.

Aley remains free on an unsecured $25,000 bond.

This case is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Nute Bonner and is being investigated by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF).

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The indictment of a person by a Grand Jury is an accusation only and that person is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty. 

Topic(s): 
Firearms Offenses
Updated February 15, 2018