A Georgia man, his wife and other family members have been charged with selling 155 guns, including an AR-15 assault rifle and other automatic weapons, transported in road trips up the Interstate 95 corridor over seven months to an undercover police officer in Brooklyn, authorities announced Wednesday.
Mayors Against Illegal Guns was started by Michael Bloomberg and former Boston Mayor Tom Menino in 2006. De Blasio pledged to aggressively work locally and on the national level to combat illegal gun sales and gun trafficking.
Christopher ‘Country’ McPhaul is accused of traveling to North Carolina to buy or steal weapons that he would then sell on the streets of Brooklyn, according to authorities.
Jason Teneyck, 36, is the last of six defendants to be sentenced as part of a drug and gun trafficking ring with an unusual cast of characters.
Shawdale Frederick, 32, and Janet Lewis, 33, both of Middle Island, and Joshua Galbert, 31, of Marietta, Ga., will be arraigned Monday in Suffolk County court in Riverhead.