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Smith & Wesson

File photo of a Smith & Wesson .357 magnum revolver.  (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Trucker Pleads Guilty To Stealing 111 Guns

Federal prosecutors say a Bridgeport truck driver has pleaded guilty to stealing 111 firearms from the Smith and Wesson manufacturing plant in Springfield. Police say 28-year-old Elliot Perez picked up five boxes of firearms for delivery in November 2012, but at the same time, took three additional boxes not designated for pickup.


Connecticut State Police Patch

New Pistols For State Police

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Connecticut state police are trading in their 16-year-old pistols for new, higher-caliber handguns, with criminals footing the $280,000 bill. Troopers are replacing their .40-caliber Sig Sauer pistols with 1,250 .45-caliber Sig […]


Gunmaker Moving New Hampshire Manufacturing to Springfield; 225 New Jobs

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) _ Gun maker Smith & Wesson says it plans to move one of its manufacturing divisions from Rochester, N.H., to the company’s headquarters in Springfield, Mass. The Thompson/Center Arms unit makes hunting […]