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Boston Police Find Grenade Launcher In Randolph Man's Trunk

BOSTON (CBS) - A Randolph man is facing weapons charges after Boston police say they found a grenade launcher in the trunk of his car.

Drug Unit officers followed the car that 22-year-old Michael Stroll was driving shortly after witnessing some sort of transaction taking place at the Shore Plaza Housing Development.

While following the car, officers questioned a man that Stroll had dropped off. He told them Stroll was trying to sell him ammunition.

Police eventually stopped Stroll for a turn signal violation and found he was driving without a license.

22-year-old Michael Stroll is facing charges after Boston police say they recovered a grenade launcher and close to a thousand rounds of bullets from the trunk of his car.

During an inventory search of the car, officers opened the trunk and found a grenade launcher, a handgun, and two large brown ammunition boxes containing close to a thousand loose rounds.

Stroll is charged with the Unlawful Possession of a Firearm, Unlawful Possession of Ammunition, Unlawful Possession of a Large Capacity Weapon and Operating a Motor Vehicle without a License.

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