Acting AG Bruck and Pennsylvania AG Shapiro Announce Indictment of Morris County Man For Transporting “Ghost Gun” Kits from Pennsylvania to New Jersey with Intent to Manufacture Illegal Untraceable Firearms
Defendant Transported Kits, Assault Weapon, High-Capacity Magazines, and 400 Rounds of Ammunition Purchased at Pennsylvania Gun Show
TRENTON – Acting New Jersey Attorney General Andrew J. Bruck and Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro today announced criminal charges against a New Jersey man for allegedly transporting 13 gun kits and an equal amount of ammunition magazines from Pennsylvania into New Jersey.
William R. Pillus, 23, of Lincoln Park, N.J. was indicted on October 25, on second-degree unlawful possession of an assault firearm, third-degree purchasing firearm parts to manufacture untraceable firearms, third-degree possession of firearm without a serial number, and two counts of fourth-degree possession of a large capacity ammunition magazine. Also charged was Pillus’s girlfriend, Makenna Sweeney, 21 of Boonton, N.J., on one count of fourth-degree possession of a large capacity ammunition magazine.