Parkman Man Pleads Guilty to Hiding Gun Following Restraining Order

Updated 2 years ago

A Maine man who refused to surrender all of his guns as required by law after his wife obtained a restraining order against him, and instead hid them on his own and a neighbor’s property, has pleaded guilty to federal gun charges.The Bangor Daily News reports that Michael DeMaria of Parkman pleaded guilty Tuesday to charges of possession of firearms in violation of a protection from abuse order and being in possession of a firearm while addicted to marijuana.Prosecutors say the 44-year-old DeMaria was prohibited from having guns after his wife obtained a protection from abuse order in December 2010. Acting on a tip, authorities say they found several weapons and ammunition hidden in the walls of DeMaria’s residence as well as disassembled and hidden on a neighbor’s property.


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