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Rodriguez sold a sawed-off shotgun to an undercover Massachusetts State Police trooper, who was posing as a gun buyer.
Officers found the sawed-off, double-barrel shotgun under the couch of an apartment on Columbus Street.
Rebollo are charged with kidnapping, eight counts of armed robbery, attempting to commit a crime, seven counts of possession of a sawed-off shotgun and carjacking.
The men allegedly committed numerous robberies while armed with a sawed-off double barrel shotgun and a pellet gun, and were often masked.
Remember the sawed-off shotgun, the brass knuckles, the baseball bat?
The couple, back at the scene of the crime Saturday, said they learned two very important lessons: Never leave your purse on the table, no matter how close by; and when the suspects are caught 30 minutes later with a stolen sawed-off shotgun and other weapons, fight for more than a purse-snatching charge.
LANCASTER - Two reputed gang members are behind bars after a routine traffic stop resulted in the discovery of three illegal sawed-off shotguns and auto burglary tools in their pickup truck.
Although the sweep Friday night and early Saturday primarily targeted curfew violations and youth crimes, deputies said they also arrested five men, all but one of them ex-convicts, including one wanted parolee who had a sawed-off shotgun.
The robbers, by then armed with semiautomatic handguns and a sawed-off shotgun, stole cash from the safe and robbed customers of their personal items before fleeing, police said.
22-caliber Ruger, pipe bombs and a sawed-off shotgun to school that day.
The teacher became terrified when she learned from another Highland student that the boy had made references to Hitler's birthday April 20, using a sawed-off shotgun, and copying the Columbine High School shootings, deputies said.
SANTA CLARITA - A Saugus man arrested after pointing a sawed-off shotgun at a city bus driver pleaded guilty this week to a felony weapons charge.
SAUGUS - A Saugus man accused of carrying a sawed-off shotgun down a neighborhood street faces a court hearing next week to determine whether he will stand trial on weapons charges.
The superceding, 16-count federal indictment charges Furrow with two new firearms charges, each carrying up to 10 years in federal prison - possession of a machine gun and possession of a sawed-off rifle.
A father of four who police suspect is a major dealer in stolen goods in the city is slated for arraignment today after being arrested on suspicion of selling drugs and possessing an illegal sawed-off rifle.