SOUTHINGTON — A local man has been charged after police said they found him in illegal possession of a firearm last month.
Andrew Lee, 31, of 1644 Meriden Ave., was charged with criminal possession of a firearm. He was released on $5,000 bond and is scheduled to appear in Bristol Superior Court on Monday.
On Nov. 28, police found Lee in possession of a handgun he reportedly built with a friend, Sgt. Jeffrey Dobratz said. The firearm was built to resemble a .40 caliber handgun.
Lee is prohibited from possessing firearms due to an active protective order stemming from a prior domestic violence offense.
— Bryan Lipiner
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