West Virginia man charged with possession of assault rifle in Weehawken

Arrested with an assault rifle and prohibited devices

Photo courtesy Hudson County Prosecutor's Office.
Photo courtesy Hudson County Prosecutor's Office.

A West Virginia man was arrested on Aug.1 by members of the Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office Task Force and the Weehawken Police Department, and charged with unlawful possession of an assault rifle and prohibited devices, according to a statement from Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez.

Kyle Gresak, a 23-year-old Morgantown, W.V. resident, was arrested shortly after 11 p.m.

The illegal weapon was a Daniel Defense assault rifle equipped with a flash suppressor, pistol grip, collapsible stock, and a 32-round high-capacity magazine, according to the prosecutor.

Gresak was arrested without incident after a search of his vehicle led to the recovery of the weapon and prohibited devices.

Suarez credited members of the Narcotics Task Force and Weehawken Police Department for assisting with the arrest.

The above charges are merely accusations, and the defendant is presumed innocent until proven guilty.

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