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Twin Cities Men Illegally Sold Machineguns On Snapchat: Feds

Posted on AllSides September 18th, 2023
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Rafael Carter Wesley, 19, Kyrees Darious Johnson, 23, and Avont Akira Drayton, 22, each face one count of unlawful possession of machine guns. In March 2023, authorities began investigating a Snapchat group — called "BLICCS&STICCS3" — that they suspected of trafficking machineguns, firearms, and drugs in the Twin Cities metro area. Screenshots and videos showed people in the group selling devices that convert pistols and rifles into a fully automatic machinegun, according to authorities. Guns with machinegun conversion devices (MCD) are classified as machineguns and are regulated under the National...

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