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Linn man indicted for having illegal guns

A Linn man was federally indicted Monday for having illegal guns.

58-year-old Charles Trimble was charged with two counts of being a felon in possession of a firearm and appeared in court Monday.

The indictment was returned under seal by a federal grand jury on February 25.

The indictment said Trimble had 12 guns, including a Gewehr bolt-action 8mm rifle, an Armscor .38-caliber revolver, a Winchester semi-automatic .22-caliber rifle, a Harrington and Richardson .30-06-caliber rifle, a Remington semi-automatic .22-caliber rifle, a Mossberg pump action .410-caliber shotgun, a Mossbergt pump action 12-gauge shotgun, a Marlin bolt action .22-caliber rifle, a Remington semi-automatic 12-gauge shotgun, a Ruger semi-automatic .40-caliber pistol and an EIG .22-caliber revolver with no serial number.

Trimble had two guns on September 20, 2013, including a Taurus .357-caliber revolver and a Mossberg pump action 12-gauge shotgun.

Trimble has two prior felony convictions for DWI, and prior felony convictions for unlawful use of a weapon and forgery.

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