Leading Member of Criminal Ring That Trafficked Untraceable “Ghost Gun” Assault Rifles and Cocaine Sentenced to 14 Years in State PrisonArrests in Operation Stone Wall were first ever in a ghost gun trafficking case under law signed by Gov. Murphy in 2018 making it crime to buy, manufacture, possess or sell ghost guns in New Jersey

TRENTON – Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal today announced a lengthy prison sentence for a leading member of a criminal network in Camden County that was dealing cocaine and illegally trafficking untraceable assault rifles known as “ghost guns” assembled from kits purchased online.

Christopher Stoner, 43, of Lindenwold, N.J., was sentenced today to 14 years in state prison by Superior Court Judge Judith S. Charny in Camden County.Stoner pleaded guilty on Feb. 12, 2020 to first-degree distribution of cocaine, second-degree unlawful possession of an assault firearm, and third-degree purchasing firearm parts to manufacture untraceable firearms.He faces a pending charge of second-degree distribution of narcotics based on a Feb. 26 arrest by the New Jersey State Police.

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