State Police Find Assault Rifles & Grenade Launchers At L.I. Man’s Home

EAST MEADOW, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — New York State Police said they discovered grenade launchers and assault rifles and marijuana in a hidden room at the home of a man accused of domestic violence.

Michael Anderson, 27, was arrested Friday morning.

1010 WINS’ Terry Sheridan Speaks With A Neighbor Of The Suspect

Police said the situation began when a “hysterical” 28-year-old Rachel Jonyer approached a state trooper conducting a routine traffic stop on the Wantagh Parkway and said her boyfriend was chasing her following a domestic violence incident at their residence.

Troopers found Anderson walking along the Parkway “in an agitated state.” He was placed under arrest and gave police permission to search his East Meadow home.

In a secret room authorities found marijuana and a weapons cache, including two grenade launchers, two assault rifles, several thousand rounds of military ammunition and other weapons.

A neighbor, who didn’t want to give his name because he’s had a run-in with Anderson, was not surprised.

“We saw a couple from the home every once in a while they were doing whacky things outside — standing in the middle of the street, a lot of trafficking of cars,” he told 1010 WINS’ Terry Sheridan.

Anderson has been charged with third-degree assault, drug possession and five counts of criminal possession of a weapon.

Share your thoughts in the comments section below…

  • nelson

    gibe a pig permission to go into your house you know he will make a mess
    …..a judge would never had given a warrant search for a domestic violence of that nature
    and i know your girlfriend knowing what was there would not have given permission either …..e sen she an accomplice too

  • Arthur Kinney

    because people like you don’t have the back bone to do what has to be done

  • KEW

    These white people are stacking up on guns and rocket launchers to build a serious arsenal, WHY?

    • Off Duty

      Is that supposed to be a rhetorical question?

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