Brentwood man who allegedly used 3D printer to make assault weapons arrested


BRENTWOOD, Calif. (KRON) — A person who allegedly used 3D printers to fabricate firearms was arrested by Brentwood police following a months-long investigation, in response to a social submit from Brentwood PD. Scott Leeper, 23, of Brentwood, was arrested Wednesday by officers from the Brentwood PD Investigations Division who executed a search warrant.

At Leeper’s residence, positioned within the 2000 block of Azalea Approach in Brentwood, officers discovered containers of assorted calibers of ammunition, 3D printers used within the manufacturing of firearms, 3D printing provides and two semi-automatic rifles. Additionally on the premises have been 30-round magazines, varied instruments and components used within the manufacturing of weapons and several other different firearms.

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The firearms present in Leeper’s dwelling have been operable however not registered with the California Division of Justice, in response to police. One of many unregistered weapons met the California Penal Code definition of “assault weapon,” police stated.

Leeper was arrested and booked into the Martinez Detention Facility for unlawful possession of an assault weapon, manufacturing an assault weapon and different firearm prices.

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