A federal grand jury for the Western District of Wisconsin indicted an Edgerton man Wednesday on a charge of felon in possession of firearms.

The indictment alleges David L. Hill, 39, possessed a loaded .40 caliber pistol, a .45 caliber pistol and three rifles on Feb. 25.

The federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives assisted Edgerton police on that date in searching Hill’s residence, a duplex at 1 Mechanic St.

Police reported seizing a Smith & Wesson M&P15, which is an AR-15-style rifle; a Ruger .22-caliber rifle; a Puma .22-caliber rifle; and two handguns, a .40-caliber Glock and a .45-caliber Springfield.

Also seized were cardboard tubes police suspected were improvised explosives. The federal indictment does not mention explosives. does not condone or review every comment. Read more in our Commenter Policy Agreement

  • Keep it clean. Comments that are obscene, vulgar or sexually oriented will be removed. Creative spelling of such terms or implied use of such language is banned, also.
  • Don't threaten to hurt or kill anyone.
  • Be nice. No racism, sexism or any other sort of -ism that degrades another person.
  • Harassing comments. If you are the subject of a harassing comment or personal attack by another user, do not respond in-kind. Use the "Report comment abuse" link below to report offensive comments.
  • Share what you know. Give us your eyewitness accounts, background, observations and history.
  • Do not libel anyone. Libel is writing something false about someone that damages that person's reputation.
  • Ask questions. What more do you want to know about the story?
  • Stay focused. Keep on the story's topic.
  • Help us get it right. If you spot a factual error or misspelling, email or call 1-800-362-6712.
  • Remember, this is our site. We set the rules, and we reserve the right to remove any comments that we deem inappropriate.

Report comment abuse

Comments disabled.