• Marion Co. man making machine guns in home arrested, deputies say

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    OCALA, Fla. - Marion County deputies arrested an Ocala man after getting a tip that he was making machine guns in his home.

    Detectives found 16 guns at 48-year-old Charles Lester's home after executing a search warrant.

    They said five guns were converted to fully automatic weapons.

    Investigators also said they found Lester carrying two guns on him without a concealed weapons permit.


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