Massachusetts authorities posted a photo on Twitter in which a weapons stockpile discovered at a Boston-area hotel.
A Texas man was Sunday arrested after police said they found the weapons in the inventory included an AK-47, AR-15 bump stock in his hotel room told the researchers that he was a classified government mission, The Lowell Sun reported.
Francho S. Bradley, 59, and Adrianne D. Jennings, 40, were taken into custody after Bradley called the police to the hotel room to report that someone was breaking in. The police responded and found the weapons, the report said.
Francho Bradley of Frisco, Texas, was arrested after police said they found a stockpile of weapons in his hotel room
Bradley called the police, while outside the room and informed authorities that he a gun in his hotel room.
Tewksbury police had guns and said that they later found smoke grenades, walkie-talkies, mobile phones and dozens of rounds of ammunition. Some of the weapons were allegedly found in a nearby vehicle.
Bradley allegedly told investigators about the secret government the mission, but refused to go into detail. The couple had allegedly as a result of Texas to Massachusetts with the weapons.
Adrianne D. Jennings faces eight counts of possession of a large capacity firearm and other charges.
The report said that the couple faces eight counts of possession of a large capacity firearm, three counts of possession of a silencer and other charges including possession of a firearm without a licence and possession of a lump on stock.
The two be held without bail after being arraigned Monday in Lowell district Court in connection with a large seizure of weapons.
Robert Normandin, who represented Bradley at the allegation on Monday, told the newspaper that his client is a veteran and the weapon accessories “props” and not really functional. Normandin reportedly said that his client is used to this as he does business.
The authorities investigate why the couple was staying at the Marriott Residence Inn hotel in Tewksbury, Mass.
The Associated Press contributed to this report