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Variety of weapons seized from man's apartment after stalking arrest

SEATTLE — Seattle police officers seized a variety of weapons and related items from a Seattle man’s apartment after he was arrested for stalking a neighbor, according to investigators.

The man, who investigators say had been stalking a neighbor, was arrested by West Precinct officers on Thursday after he tried to kick in the door of an adjacent department.

He was booked into the King County Jail, and during his court appearance, he was served with a no contact order as well as an order to surrender firearms. The suspect denied owning any firearms, police said.

On Saturday, the building manager entered the man’s apartment to inspect it for damage while the man remained in jail.

The manager called police to report there were numerous weapons inside.

After getting a search warrant, officers entered the apartment and seized:

  • Three rifles
  • One shotgun
  • Two handguns
  • More than 50 high-capacity magazines
  • More than 1,000 rounds of ammunition
  • Flack jacket
  • Rifle plate and carrier
  • Kevlar helmet
  • Two gas masks
  • Tear gas canister
  • Samurai sword
  • Surveillance equipment
  • Lock picks

The man remains in jail while detectives investigate.

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