Ponchatoula man arrested for illegal possession of 17 firearms

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61-year-old Edward Sutter of Ponchatoula was arrested for 17 counts of illegal possession of a firearm Thursday.

The investigation began in March when Troopers received information that Sutter was in possession of several firearms and ammunition. 

Sutter is a convicted felon and banned from possessing firearms.  

On Tuesday April 3, officials executed a search warrant at Sutter’s residence in Ponchatoula. 

Inside the residence, Troopers located seven rifles, eight pistols, and two shotguns.  

Sutter also had several additional magazines, scopes, suppressors, and thousands of rounds of ammunition.

Sutter was placed under arrest and booked in the Tangipahoa Parish Prison on 17 counts of “Possession of a Firearm by a Person Convicted of Domestic Abuse Battery.”

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