Suspected neo-Nazi charged with gun crime in Texas
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Suspected neo-Nazi charged with gun crime in Texas

Authorities believe suspect is member of AtomWaffen Division hate group; AR-15 rifle, two AK-47 rifles, a 9mm pistol, at least 1,500 rounds of ammunition and drugs found in car

Aiden Bruce-Umbaugh (Lubbock County Detention Center)
Aiden Bruce-Umbaugh (Lubbock County Detention Center)

Federal prosecutors say a suspected neo-Nazi is facing a gun charge following an FBI investigation.

Authorities charged 23-year-old Aiden Bruce-Umbaugh with possession of a firearm by an unlawful user of a controlled substance after he was arrested in Post, Texas. A federal grand jury indicted him Wednesday.

Defense attorney Michael L. King declined comment Friday except to point out Bruce-Umbaugh has no criminal record.

The US Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of Texas said in a statement that Bruce-Umbaugh was a passenger in a car stopped by local law enforcement Nov. 4.

Authorities recorded discovering an AR-15 rifle, two AK-47 rifles, a 9mm pistol, at least 1,500 rounds of ammunition, a small canister of marijuana and roughly two grams of THC oil inside the car.

Authorities believe Bruce-Umbaugh is a member of AtomWaffen Division, a neo-Nazi hate group.

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