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Police: Merrimack man who was served restraining order had 17 guns

MERRIMACK — A local man who told police he had no guns to surrnder as required by a domestic violence protective order served on him, is being held on $5,000 cash bail after officers discovered he had 17 handguns and rifles at his home, authorities said.

Sean Cobb, 26, of 5 Worster Ave., was served the restraining order on Aug. 5 tha ordered him to relinquish all firearms to police.

Police said Cobb indicated he did not have any firearms. Officers, however, later learned that Cobb had many weapons.
On Aug. 6, police searched his home, found the 17 firearms and arrested him for violating a restraining order.

Cobb's trial on the misdemeanor charge is set for Sept. 16.

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