Much more will be reported on this case by the time it’s all over with. The story was picked up by The Associated Press and ran all over the world.
The weapons and combat equipment were sold online to China, but also out of the trunks of cars and at yard sales.
Mike McHugh snapped this photograph on the side of N.C 24 a couple of weeks ago when we first began to look into the story. While we in no way insinuate the maker of this sign was involved in any wrongdoing, it is indicative of the situation:
His house in Cow Horn Village where neighbors say they saw assault rifles in the garage:
Weekly court docket where Pump is charged with “wrongful possession of a machinegun” (who even knew that was a charge?).
Pump, a fitness trainer and consultant, lifting a giant tire: