Prosecutor: West Virginia man arrested in Weehawken after being caught with an assault rifle


A West Virginia man was arrested in Weehawken last week after being found to be in possession of an assault rifle and other related equipment, Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez announced.

Kyle Gresak. Photo courtesy of the Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office.

By John Heinis/Hudson County View

On August 1st, members of the Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office Narcotics Task Force and the Weehawken Police Department arrested a West Virginia man for the unlawful possession of an assault weapon and prohibited devices, Suarez said in a statement.

Narcotics Task Force officers arrested Kyle Gresak, 23, of Morgantown, West Virginia, in
Weehawken shortly after 11:00 p.m. He was charged with unlawful possession of a weapon and possession of a prohibited weapon and devices, authorities said.

The illegal weapon was a Daniel Defense assault rifle equipped with a flash suppressor, pistol grip, collapsible stock and 32-round high-capacity magazine.

He was arrested without incident after a search of his vehicle led to the recovery of the weapon and prohibited devices.

Suarez credited members of the Narcotics Task Force with the arrest and the Weehawken Police Department for assisting with the arrest.

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