Man accused of storing ammo to appear in court


DETAILS ABOUT WHAT HAPPENED. WE’LL KEEP PRESSING THEM FOR ANSWERS. ALSO DEVELOPING THIS MORNING, A MAN IN CENTRAL FLORIDA UNDER INVESTIGATION BY THE DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY IS SET TO FACE A FEDERAL JUDGE IN A FEW HOURS. INVESTIGATORS SAY THAT MAN WAS IN THE COUNTRY LEGALLY PAYING THOUSANDS OF DOLLARS NOW IN CASH AND SHOOTING GUNS AT LOCAL RANGES. MARK LEHMAN IS LIVE OUTSIDE THE FEDERAL COURTHOUSE IN DOWNTOWN ORLANDO. MARK, AUTHORITIES SAY HE WAS A STUDENT AT A LOCAL UNIVERSITY. WHAT IS THE LATEST WITH THIS STORY? Reporter: HE WAS HERE ON A STUDENT VISA BUT WAS SUPPOSED TO LEAVE THE COUNTRY WHEN THE VISA EXPIRED. BUT HE REMAINED IN THE COUNTRY AND SPENT THE LAST TWO MONTHS LIVING IN A HOTEL AND GATHERING AMMUNITION. APPEARING IN COURT FOR THE FIRST TIME, HE IS FACING FEDERAL JUDGES. ONCE A COLLEGE STUDENT AT FLORIDA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, TORTS SAY HE IS AN ILLEGAL IMMIGRANTS WHO WAS IN POSSESSION OF SEVERAL ROUNDS OF AMMUNITION. HE WAS ON HIS STUDENT VISA UNTIL HE WAS KICKED OUT IN THE FALL OF 2014. UNTIL THEN, HE STAYED IN A HOTEL FOR SEVERAL MONTHS, CHANGING HIS ROOM SEVERAL TIMES PROMPTING THE SUSPICION OF MANAGEMENT. HE SPENT TIME AT GUN RANGES. HE CAME IN ON THE 2ND, CAME IN BY HIMSELF, RENTED A FIREARM, BOUGHT A BOX OF AMMO. HE CONDUCTED HIMSELF IN A SAFE MANNER. DOUG REMEMBERED RAHAFE. HE HAD PROPER DOCUMENTATION TO SHOOT AND TO BE IN POSSESSION OF A FIREARM. HE PRESENTED EVERYTHING TO US AND ACTED AS IF HE WAS IN A SOUND MIND. AUTHORITIES SAY HE ADMITTED TO BEING IN THE COUNTRY ILLEGALLY. HE SAID HE HAD SEVERAL ROUNDS OF AMMUNITION IN HIS ROOM AND IN A STORAGE UNIT. AUTHORITIES SAY HE ADMITTED TO HAVING FIREARMS BUT SOLD THEM BEFORE HE WAS ARRESTED. IN ADDITION TO THAT, THEY SAY AT ONE TIME, HE WAS IN POSSESSION OF 10 CELL PHONES AT ANY ONE GIVEN TIME, WHO WHEN HE WAS ARRESTED.

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