(Reuters) – A New Jersey man charged with possessing an arsenal of weapons in addition to methamphetamine and racist propaganda is because of seem in federal court docket on Tuesday, U.S. prosecutors mentioned.
When New Jersey State Police responded to the scene of a automobile crash in July, they discovered firearms and ammunition contained in the crashed automobile of Joseph Rubino, 57, who had been beforehand convicted of issuing a nasty test, in keeping with court docket paperwork.
Legislation enforcement later discovered greater than 20 weapons together with a number of assault rifles, pistols, and a grenade launcher, as effectively as a ballistics vest, excessive capability magazines, 70 grams of methamphetamine and 7 kilograms of marijuana in Rubino’s automobile and at his residence, prosecutors mentioned.
Authorities additionally mentioned they discovered a field containing clothes and bumper stickers with white supremacist and neo-Nazi symbols and racist propaganda, together with a doc that gave the impression to be an instruction guide for proudly owning a slave.
If convicted, Rubino may face life in jail.
Reporting by Gabriella Borter in New York, Modifying by Rosalba O’Brien