William Dong, 22, was charged with illegal possession of an assault weapon, illegal transport of an assault weapon, breach of peace and illegal possession of a weapon in a motor vehicle.
Gun buyback events held in Middlesex County, N.J. last weekend netted more than 1,800 weapons, state officials announced Wednesday.
The assault rifle was an SKS .762 with a 30-round magazine.
New York City Police Commissioner Ray Kelly, who favors the assault weapons ban, expressed skepticism that it would be returned to law.
Second Amendment Advocates And Gun Owners Rally In Hartford In Response To Increased Gun Control Efforts
Hundreds rallied Saturday at the state Capitol, many carrying signs of protest, as part of demonstrations across the nation to express concern about increased gun control efforts since last month’s deadly school shooting in Newtown.