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United Kingdom

8 September 2006

BBC News

A 22-year-old man found in possession of a machine gun and stun gun has received a 10-year jail term. Police arrested Joel Simmonds in July 2005, after a search of his house in Tavy Close, Lambeth, south east London, found a fully-loaded Mac-10 pistol. When arrested, officers said Simmonds had a mobile phone screen saver with an anti-police logo and a picture of him pointing a shotgun. Searching another property in Denmark Hill, police found Simmonds' stun gun.... (

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