After the call, North Shore Firearms contacted Middleton police and the ATF office, Dejesus wrote.
Also, the FBI had recently received another report from Middleton police, who said a patron at the Danvers Fish & Game Club was approached “by an unknown male” who was “inquiring about how to modify an AK-47 assault rifle.”
“Patrons found this suspicious and alerted police and the FBI,” Dejesus wrote.
If convicted on the high capacity weapons charges, Mokdad faces 21/2 to 10 years in state prison. Punishment for the unsecured firearm carries a one to 10 year prison sentence.
Mokdad is due back in Lawrence District Court Oct. 25 for a probable cause hearing.