Wilmington man convicted of illegally stockpiling firearms

Star News Online - 02-20


RALEIGH -- A Wilmington man who reportedly lied about his mental health history has been sentenced for illegally stockpiling guns. Hasan Eminof, 20, pleaded guilty Nov. 19 to an indictment of two counts of making a false statement to a firearm dealer, and one count of possession of a firearm by a person who had been adjudicated mentally defective. On Wednesday Hasan was sentenced to three years in prison, followed by three years of supervised release, according to a news release from the U.S. Department of Justice.