Nashua man arrested after firing airsoft gun leads to discovery of homemade rifle

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NASHUA — Police say a Nashua man is facing felony charges after allegedly firing a high-powered airsoft gun, leading to the discovery of a homemade rifle, airsoft guns, and a large amount of marijuana in his home.

Nashua police arrested 34-year-old Alan Grogg of 50 Lake St. on Saturday, Feb. 25, on suspicion of reckless conduct with a deadly weapon, felon in possession of a deadly weapon, possession of a controlled drug and possession of a controlled drug with intent to distribute.

Police responded to a report of a gunshot on Brook Street and found evidence of a bullet entering a home. They traced the shot to Grogg’s nearby residence.

Grogg admitted to police that he shot an airsoft gun in his backyard.

He also acknowledged creating a rifle with a 3-D printer. A search warrant turned up the rifle, airsoft guns, a 3-D printer, and a significant quantity of packaged marijuana.

Grogg was held on preventative detention and was scheduled for arraignment in Nashua District Court on Feb. 26 at 1 p.m.

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