California confiscation: Long forgotten pot bust, bureacratic screwup prompt agents to seize man’s guns

| February 5, 2014

California confiscation: Long forgotten pot bust, bureacratic screwup prompt agents to seize man’s guns

Michael Merritt had all but forgotten about the pot bust way back in 1970 when state agents came knocking on the door of his Bakersfield, Calif. home.The agents, from the state’s Department of Justice, started peppering the 61-year-old avid hunter with questions about the guns he owns. Then they told him to hand them over.“I didn’t know why they were here,” Merritt told FoxNews.com of the Nov. 5 incident. “Then it hit me in a flash. They were here to take my guns and I didn’t know why.”

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