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South Carolina Man Arrested with Assault Rifle and Handgun

For Immediate Release:  January 30, 2020


On January 28, 2020, information led to the arrest of a South Carolina man who was attempting to sell an assault rifle.

Detective Brian Hambrecht of the Special Investigations Section received information that a man was in possession of an assault rifle and attempting to sell it.  Through his investigation, Detective Hambrecht identified the man as Larry Sypolt and that he was at Ocean Casino Resort. 

Sergeant James Herbert located Sypolt in his vehicle in the self-park garage.  Sypolt was arrested after detectives located a handgun and the rifle.  The rifle contained a large capacity magazine, pistol grip and flash suppressor. 


ARRESTED:  Larry Sypolt, a 42-year-old man from Columbia, SC.

CHARGES:  Unlawful possession of a weapon, unlawful possession of an assault rifle, and possession of a large capacity magazine.

Sypolt was remanded to the Atlantic County Justice Facility.


Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact the Special Investigations Section at 609-347-5858 or anonymously text to tip411 (847411).  Begin the text with ACPD.

Alert sent on 01/30/2020 at 6:54PM EST


Sergeant Kevin Fair


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