State Police, FBI Serve Search Warrant in Bolton in Search of Guns

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There was a large law enforcement presence on Shoddy Mill Road in Bolton Thursday as state police searched for several firearms they said a resident failed to surrender after violating a protective order.

Police searched the property for hours, but said the public is not in danger.

Connecticut State Police state said they arrived at the home around 9 a.m. and FBI agents are involved in the investigation.

According to police, the search warrant was issued and served on the home of Michael Gramegna, who was required to surrender 21 firearms registered to him.

Police said they are not looking for him. They are looking for the guns.

The warrant was granted by the Tolland Superior Court for a Violation of a Protective Order.

Troopers and FBI agents are searching the property, which is located on over 30 acres of land, so they could be there for more than 24 hours.

The local superintendent, the first selectwoman’s office, the fire chief and ambulance crews were notified.  

Shoddy Mill Road was closed and vehicle traffic for anyone who does not live there.

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